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Table 5 Effect of dietary valine : lysine ratio during late gestation on free amino acids in plasma

From: Effects of dietary valine supplementation during late gestation on the reproductive performance and mammary gland development of gilts

Amino acids, μg/mLDay 0 of lactationDay 10 of lactation
Dietary treatmentsLinearQuadraticDietary treatmentsLinearQuadratic
LVMVHVLVMVHV
Val18.88 ± 0.45c20.87 ± 0.20b30.10 ± 0.05a< 0.0010.75424.88 ± 1.2827.50 ± 1.1126.58 ± 0.170.31820.095
Leu15.86 ± 0.0715.85 ± 1.4717.70 ± 0.450.1590.59125.72 ± 0.7825.17 ± 0.1423.81 ± 0.610.0570.475
Ile9.52 ± 0.597.61 ± 0.168.94 ± 0.950.8300.08012.28 ± 0.8113.38 ± 1.3210.63 ± 0.530.1780.210
Lys20.71 ± 0.2414.66 ± 2.1217.52 ± 1.650.3640.04223.45 ± 4.9629.04 ± 2.4823.52 ± 1.990.8200.237
Met4.99 ± 0.445.60 ± 0.444.49 ± 0.050.2300.1346.93 ± 0.416.75 ± 0.096.61 ± 0.510.5800.887
Cys2.90 ± 0.753.21 ± 0.013.22 ± 0.330.6900.7372.50 ± 0.782.63 ± 0.393.30 ± 0.240.2980.846
Phe15.12 ± 0.1413.87 ± 1.2817.00 ± 0.950.1260.15421.01 ± 1.2918.98 ± 0.7718.53 ± 0.070.1130.308
Thr31.41 ± 4.8631.28 ± 4.8229.02 ± 1.450.6680.89919.98 ± 1.9422.84 ± 1.4722.18 ± 2.740.5750.451
Asp1.34 ± 0.051.85 ± 0.381.81 ± 0.060.2590.2572.36 ± 0.221.83 ± 0.021.80 ± 0.110.0470.097
Glu25.39 ± 3.8628.11 ± 5.4128.47 ± 1.260.6340.74123.48 ± 0.8520.90 ± 1.4422.44 ± 1.250.7150.079
Arg22.20 ± 0.9421.87 ± 1.9022.16 ± 0.450.9880.84449.86 ± 4.6543.48 ± 0.6440.79 ± 0.950.0730.369
Ala72.22 ± 7.5672.79 ± 2.1372.62 ± 4.730.9680.94943.80 ± 4.7847.48 ± 2.3543.87 ± 2.790.8860.430
Ser10.85 ± 0.459.71 ± 1.0011.57 ± 0.110.2930.13214.55 ± 0.3712.65 ± 1.0013.43 ± 1.140.5490.223
Gly41.66 ± 5.6540.99 ± 1.4243.16 ± 1.440.7290.79573.34 ± 3.6765.20 ± 1.0965.48 ± 6.640.3190.356
His12.32 ± 1.2211.00 ± 0.4913.34 ± 0.640.2840.16519.09 ± 0.3317.07 ± 0.6116.82 ± 0.690.0440.125
  1. Results were presented as mean values with their standard errors, n = 10. LV: total valine : lysine= 0.63 : 1; MV: total valine : lysine = 0.73 : 1; HV: total valine : lysine = 0.93 : 1. Means not sharing the same letter are different (P < 0.05)