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Table 4 Muscle and collagen breakdown

From: Metabolomic analysis of longissimus from underperforming piglets relative to piglets with normal preweaning growth

Metabolite Ratio (S21/C21) P-valuea,b
Trans-4-hydroxyproline 1.32 0.0019
3-Methylhistidine 1.49 0.0025
N-delta-acetylornithine 1.92 0.0028
Proline 1.28 0.0040
Guanidinoacetate (glycocyamine) 1.45 0.0097
Creatine 0.94 0.0111
Creatinine 0.86 0.0141
Glutamate 1.25 0.0195
Homocitrulline 1.56 0.0238
Pro-hydroxy-Pro 1.19 0.0340
Glutamine 1.30 0.0489
  1. an = 8 animals per group
  2. bPaired t-test analysis of longissimus muscle from slow growing and control littermates