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Table 4 Influence of dietary treatments on relative mRNA expression of amino acid transporters in ileum of broiler chickens at 35 d post-hatchc

From: Influence of starch sources and dietary protein levels on intestinal functionality and intestinal mucosal amino acids catabolism in broiler chickens

Treatment Amino acid transporters
Starch Protein ATB 0,+ EAAT3 CAT1 APN rBAT B 0 AT1 y + LAT1 LAT1
Waxy rice High 1.41 1.35 1.14 1.04 0.89 1.57 1.93 0.81
Low 0.94 1.63 0.78 1.04 0.7 2.06 1.85 1.17
Maize High 1.18 0.86 1.07 1.15 1.02 1.06 1.02 1.07
Low 1.10 1.35 1.24 1.08 0.79 1.08 0.95 1.14
Amylose High 0.47 0.77 0.62 0.59 0.49 0.59 0.90 0.85
Low 0.48 0.92 0.77 0.43 0.42 0.57 1.02 1.74
SEM 0.124 0.085 0.072 0.085 0.051 0.110 0.104 0.097
Main effects: Starch
 Waxy rice 1.18b 1.49b 0.96ab 1.04b 0.80b 1.82c 1.89b 0.99
 Maize 1.14b 1.11ab 1.16b 1.11b 0.91b 1.07b 0.99a 1.10
 Amylose 0.48a 0.85a 0.70a 0.51a 0.45a 0.58a 0.96a 1.30
Protein
 High 1.02 0.99b 0.94 0.92 0.80 1.07 1.28 0.91b
 Low 0.84 1.30a 0.93 0.85 0.64 1.24 1.27 1.35a
Significance (P-value)
 Starch 0.036 0.003 0.029 0.006 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.373
 Protein 0.446 0.040 0.921 0.636 0.050 0.270 0.958 0.018
 Starch × Protein 0.669 0.631 0.202 0.910 0.665 0.313 0.845 0.170
  1. cValues are the mean and pooled standard error of the mean (SEM), n = 6 chicken/group
  2. a-bmeans within each group with different letter designations differ (P < 0.05)