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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

Essential AA, %      
Nonessential AA, %      
 Glu−4.0a−3.3a− 3.9a−0.3b0.7< 0.001
  1. a–cWithin a row and within a main effect (DIM), means with different letters differ
  2. 1DIM days in milk