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Table 5 Net portal recovery of amino acids in sows during late gestation and in early and peak lactation

From: Net absorption and liver metabolism of amino acids and heat production of portal-drained viscera and liver in multiparous sows during transition and lactation

ItemDIM1SEMP-value
 −10−3317  
Essential AA, %      
 Lys70.569.870.063.74.80.70
 Met48.845.754.945.16.60.66
 Thr57.458.448.952.64.40.31
 Trp67.867.169.864.04.20.79
 Ile66.863.665.861.33.80.70
 Leu68.365.766.861.63.40.51
 Val64.165.462.359.04.50.73
 His62.054.646.954.45.40.21
 Phe72.169.367.365.33.80.57
Nonessential AA, %      
 Ala207.6184.7192.0191.39.90.31
 Asp17.7b17.6b21.3a14.6c1.10.002
 Cys49.6a55.1a32.6b42.6ab5.90.04
 Glu−4.0a−3.3a− 3.9a−0.3b0.7< 0.001
 Gly137.3129.2152.8129.78.70.16
 Pro73.669.366.369.05.90.80
 Ser65.662.959.458.94.40.61
 Tyr92.289.185.382.55.00.48
  1. a–cWithin a row and within a main effect (DIM), means with different letters differ
  2. 1DIM days in milk