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Table 6 Effects of dietary treatments on concentrations (nmol/L) of free non-essential amino acids and total free amino acids in plasma from the portal circulation (anterior mesenteric vein) at 35 d post-hatchd

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

Treatment Alanine Aspartic
acid
Asparagine Glutamic
acid
Glutamine Glycine Serine Tyrosine Total
Starch Protein
Waxy rice High 882 190b 30 379 961 878bc 589a 263b 4173
Low 1163 158ab 60 285 1098 869bc 988b 186a 4807
Maize High 799 173ab 42 362 885 937c 678a 210ab 4086
Low 884 128a 95 262 953 646a 629a 220ab 3818
Amylose High 635 153ab 22 284 664 607a 626a 195ab 3186
Low 1073 186b 64 280 845 739ab 704a 260ab 4150
SEM 51.23 6.93 7.76 12.36 44.17 32.13 38.26 26.18 380.5
Main effects: Starch
 Waxy rice 1022 174 45 332 1030c 873 789 224 4490b
 Maize 841 151 69 312 919b 791 654 215 3952ab
 Amylose 854 170 43 282 755a 673 665 227 3668a
Protein
 High 772a 172 32a 342b 837 807 631 223 3815
 Low 1040b 157 73b 276a 966 751 774 222 4259
Significance (P-value)
 Starch 0.208 0.273 0.289 0.155 0.032 0.008 0.169 0.887 0.013
 Protein 0.006 0.256 0.008 0.003 0.122 0.235 0.034 0.986 0.045
 Starch × Protein 0.275 0.043 0.816 0.113 0.849 0.002 0.022 0.037 0.060
  1. dValues are the mean and pooled standard error of the mean (SEM), n = 6 chicken/group
  2. a-cmeans within each group with different letter designations differ (P < 0.05)