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Table 4 Apparent ileal digestibility of crude protein and amino acids of the assay dietsa

From: Effect of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus licheniformis supplementation in diets with low- and high-protein content on ileal crude protein and amino acid digestibility and intestinal microbiota composition of growing pigs

  High-protein Low-protein SEM P-value
Item - + - + P1 B2 P × B3
Crude protein 76.4 75.4 80.0 76.6 2.09 0.273 0.310 0.573
Indispensable amino acids
 Arginine 85.4 84.8 87.1 84.7 1.35 0.563 0.286 0.534
 Histidine 80.4 79.2 82.9 79.7 1.70 0.398 0.211 0.551
 Isoleucine 79.3 78.6 82.5 79.1 1.96 0.356 0.313 0.513
 Leucine 81.1 80.3 83.8 80.6 1.73 0.389 0.269 0.501
 Lysine 84.8 84.3 87.5 84.2 1.38 0.351 0.194 0.327
 Methionine 89.7 89.3 91.4 89.0 1.03 0.492 0.200 0.349
 Phenylalanine 78.6 78.1 82.0 79.0 1.99 0.295 0.386 0.522
 Threonine 76.6 75.7 79.5 75.3 2.09 0.546 0.235 0.446
 Tryptophan 75.1 73.2 78.1 73.8 2.47 0.470 0.226 0.628
 Valine 78.8 78.9 81.9 78.1 1.93 0.403 0.232 0.471
Dispensable amino acids
 Alanine 70.6 68.9 75.5 71.0 2.66 0.197 0.257 0.605
 Aspartic acid 74.6 73.4 78.6 74.7 2.32 0.263 0.284 0.566
 Cystine 74.3 72.6 78.9 74.5 2.33 0.176 0.200 0.568
 Glutamic acid 86.4 85.7 88.9 86.9 1.22 0.148 0.267 0.601
 Glycine 65.5 63.4 70.1 64.3 2.91 0.352 0.188 0.521
 Proline 82.7 81.4 85.3 82.2 1.64 0.312 0.197 0.611
 Serine 76.7 75.2 79.7 76.3 2.10 0.341 0.244 0.665
  1. 1 P-value of protein level
  2. 2 P-value of probiotic supplementation with Bacillus spp.
  3. 3 P-value of interaction between protein level and probiotic supplementation with Bacillus spp.
  4. aLS means and standard error of the means, %