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Table 2 Concentrations of amino acids and total lipid fatty acid composition in the experimental diets

From: Comprehensive evaluation of the metabolic effects of insect meal from Tenebrio molitor L. in growing pigs by transcriptomics, metabolomics and lipidomics

  CON IM5 IM10
Amino acids, g/kg FM
 Alanine 6.7 7.8 8.4
 Arginine 10.8 10.3 9.8
 Aspartic acid 12.6 12.4 11.3
 Cysteine 4.8 5.0 5.0
 Glutamic acid 40.0 39.7 35.9
 Glycine 7.0 7.4 7.6
 Histidine 5.0 5.2 5.3
 Isoleucine 7.4 7.7 7.6
 Leucine 12.1 12.6 12.4
 Lysine 11.8 13.6 13.4
 Methionine 2.6 2.7 2.7
 Phenylalanine 7.9 7.9 7.3
 Proline 10.5 11.6 12.1
 Serine 6.8 6.9 6.7
 Taurine 3.2 3.2 3.2
 Threonine 6.8 8.0 7.6
 Tryptophan 2.5 2.5 2.6
 Tyrosine 5.5 6.4 6.7
 Valine 8.6 9.3 9.8
Fatty acids1, g/100 g total FAME
 12:0 0.3 0.3 0.6
 14:0 0.6 0.5 0.7
 16:0 14.6 16.0 16.7
 16:1n-9 0.3 0.8
 18:0 5.0 4.7 5.0
 18:1n-9 27.3 25.7 25.2
 18:2n-6 48.2 48.3 47.3
 18:3n-3 3.6 3.8 3.4
 20:0 0.3 0.3 0.3
  1. 1Only fatty acids with concentrations ≥0.1 g/100 g total fatty acids are shown
  2. Abbreviations: CON control group; FAME fatty acid methyl esters; FM fresh matter; IM5 insect meal 5% group; IM10 insect meal 10% group