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Table 2 Analyzed amino acid and vitamin E contents of the experimental diets (as-fed basis)

From: Acetylsalicylic acid supplementation improves protein utilization efficiency while vitamin E supplementation reduces markers of the inflammatory response in weaned pigs challenged with enterotoxigenic E. coli

Acetylsalicylic acid 0 ppm 125 ppm
Added Vitamin E/kg diet 50 IU 100 IU 200 IU 50 IU 100 IU 200 IU
Amino acids, % as-fed
Indispensable amino acids
 His 0.65 0.58 0.59 0.60 0.59 0.60
 Ile 0.90 0.85 0.85 0.87 0.87 0.88
 Leu 1.80 1.68 1.69 1.71 1.71 1.73
 Lys 1.51 1.44 1.58 1.45 1.46 1.43
 Met 0.72 0.66 0.67 0.68 0.71 0.67
 Phe 1.14 1.04 1.06 1.08 1.08 1.09
 Thr 1.19 1.06 1.09 1.04 1.06 1.11
 Val 1.10 1.02 1.01 1.03 1.03 1.02
Dispensable amino acids
 Ala 1.01 0.94 0.95 0.96 0.96 0.97
 Arg 1.27 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.20 1.21
 Asp 2.01 1.85 1.89 1.88 1.89 1.94
 Cys 0.42 0.37 0.42 0.42 0.41 0.44
 Glu 4.98 4.48 4.68 4.72 4.69 4.78
 Gly 0.99 0.95 0.96 0.95 0.94 0.96
 Pro 1.93 1.93 1.82 1.92 1.79 1.68
 Ser 1.26 1.14 1.17 1.16 1.17 1.21
 Tyr 0.83 0.78 0.80 0.79 0.80 0.80
α-tocopherol, mg/kg as-fed 36 111 171 31 102 161