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Table 6 Effect of dietary valine : lysine ratio during late gestation on free amino acid in colostrum and milk

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
Val7.74 ± 0.38 b8.16 ± 0.58 b10.56 ± 0.22 a0.0020.3641.88 ± 0.052.00 ± 0.011.95 ± 0.040.1460.055
Leu7.11 ± 0.88 b11.09 ± 2.98 ab17.68 ± 1.96 a0.0120.8682.61 ± 0.172.48 ± 0.122.49 ± 0.270.7480.730
Ile4.10 ± 0.834.75 ± 0.465.35 ± 0.040.1660.7480.66 ± 0.040.55 ± 0.100.51 ± 0.010.2520.532
Lys7.89 ± 0.63 b11.09 ± 0.22 a12.28 ± 0.33 a< 0.0010.0183.52 ± 0.183.59 ± 0.093.40 ± 0.140.7640.430
Met2.54 ± 0.172.55 ± 0.062.71 ± 0.020.2590.7391.03 ± 0.041.00 ± 0.030.96 ± 0.020.8030.881
Cys1.81 ± 0.272.00 ± 0.391.91 ± 0.260.5780.1305.55 ± 0.16 a3.94 ± 0.07 c4.45 ± 0.04 b0.001< 0.001
Phe4.74 ± 0.95 b9.74 ± 3.46 a9.89 ± 2.18 a< 0.001< 0.0013.74 ± 0.132.89 ± 0.065.10 ± 1.300.1680.212
Thr5.98 ± 0.21b6.70 ± 0.30 b8.74 ± 0.68 a< 0.0010.18211.06 ± 0.1411.43 ± 0.1210.96 ± 0.050.0760.083
Asp13.99 ± 0.98 b12.36 ± 0.79 b17.14 ± 0.91 a0.0100.23346.85 ± 0.5246.37 ± 0.8744.10 ± 0.720.5710.671
Glu31.17 ± 2.2821.69 ± 0.9935.86 ± 5.230.0600.00552.14 ± 0.3852.29 ± 0.7654.10 ± 0.200.4380.106
Arg9.24 ± 0.60 b11.51 ± 0.59 b15.61 ± 1.77 a0.0180.9689.10 ± 1.6410.94 ± 0.0210.52 ± 0.220.4290.298
Ala12.73 ± 0.987.99 ± 1.7210.09 ± 1.320.2770.03925.41 ± 0.2924.11 ± 0.8524.17 ± 0.170.2260.568
Ser10.23 ± 0.0013.31 ± 2.8215.11 ± 1.780.2690.4726.28 ± 0.295.46 ± 0.246.24 ± 0.090.0710.253
Gly7.87 ± 1.2115.30 ± 3.939.97 ± 0.040.1530.62824.29 ± 0.21 b24.20 ± 0.74 b26.39 ± 0.26 a0.0260.776
His6.14 ± 1.418.72 ± 1.685.73 ± 1.180.3460.4634.62 ± 0.114.23 ± 0.534.24 ± 0.110.6350.819
  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)