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Table 1 Amino acids in uterine flushes, nmol/mL (Means ± SEM)

From: Functional roles of ornithine decarboxylase and arginine decarboxylase during the peri-implantation period of pregnancy in sheep

Amino acid MAO-control MAO-ODC MAO-ADC MAO-ODC1:ADC (a) MAO-ODC1:ADC (b)
Asp 2.82 ± 1.00a 3.1 ± 0.7a 5.3 ± 1.7a 8.3 ± 1.8b 1.5 ± 0.1c
Glu 24.39 ± 8.16a 26.2 ± 4.8a 36.9 ± 9.1ab 50.1 ± 8.3b 12.4 ± 2.7c
Asn 9.88 ± 3.51a 7.1 ± 0.3a 11.2 ± 2.0a 20.9 ± 1.5b 4.3 ± 3.5a
Ser 25.33 ± 8.89 19.8 ± 2.4 40.1 ± 6.7 45.4 ± 11.9 35.9 ± 2.8
Gln 59.66 ± 28.58 34.1 ± 4.5 45.7 ± 9.7 70.1 ± 1.6 38.3 ± 26.9
His 16.87 ± 6.23 14.2 ± 1.6 21.1 ± 4.4 29.5 ± 12.3 7.6 ± 6.5
Gly 99.09 ± 28.59 109.0 ± 21.7 151.1 ± 19.3 135.6 ± 8.4 80.2 ± 39.8
Thr 17.96 ± 5.69 10.6 ± 1.7 18.2 ± 3.3 34.3 ± 1.4 11.2 ± 10.0
Cit 3.00 ± 1.22a 1.3 ± 0.2b 2.0 ± 0.5ab 9.2 ± 2.4c 10.1 ± 8.5d
Arg 14.08 ± 4.71a 10.0 ± 1.1ab 15.9 ± 3.5ab 23.6 ± 0.6b 16.8 ± 13.5ab
b-Ala 4.12 ± 1.47 3.7 ± 1.5 6.9 ± 3.5 6.8 ± 1.4 5.1 ± 3.5
Tau 23.63 ± 6.95 24.4 ± 4.8 33.2 ± 9.5 34.6 ± 8.2 58.3 ± 44.0
Ala 25.40 ± 9.94ab 22.4 ± 1.7a 36.7 ± 10.0ab 41.8 ± 4.1b 11.9 ± 3.8c
Tyr 7.33 ± 1.18a 6.6 ± 1.2a 8.6 ± 1.7ab 13.0 ± 2.0b 3.7 ± 1.4c
Trp 1.71 ± 0.21a 0.7 ± 0.1b 1.1 ± 0.4ad 1.0 ± 0.1c 2.1 ± 1.5ad
Met 0.44 ± 0.22 0.6 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.5 1.7 ± 0.8 0.6 ± 0.2
Val 8.33 ± 2.85 6.7 ± 0.5 8.0 ± 2.9 14.7 ± 3.1 3.6 ± 1.9
Phe 6.81 ± 1.61a 5.3 ± 1.7a 9.0 ± 2.7a 15.1 ± 3.0b 2.0 ± 1.0c
Ile 3.78 ± 1.16a 2.5 ± 0.3a 4.4 ± 1.1ab 6.1 ± 0.6b 1.3 ± 0.4c
Leu 8.53 ± 2.35a 6.5 ± 0.7a 10.2 ± 2.5b 14.8 ± 2.9b 3.7 ± 1.5c
Orn 10.71 ± 3.35 6.6 ± 1.6 10.7 ± 1.7 16.9 ± 3.8 6.4 ± 4.0
Lys 57.91 ± 2.22a 36.5 ± 5.1a 47.3 ± 13.9b 64.6 ± 3.8c 11.0 ± 7.9d
  1. Amino acids in uterine flushes (nmol/mL). MAO-Control n = 4, MAO-ODC1 n = 3, MAO-ADC n = 5, MAO-ODC1: ADC (a) n = 2, MAO-ODC1: ADC (b) n = 2. All quantitative data are presented as mean and SEM. Legend: ornithine decarboxylase (ODC1); arginine decarboxylase (ADC). Values with different superscript letters are different (P<0.05)