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Table 5 Effect of EP-Zn supplementation on apparent ileal amino acid digestibility on 42 d old broiler chickens

From: Dietary Enteromorpha polysaccharide-Zn supplementation regulates amino acid and fatty acid metabolism by improving the antioxidant activity in chicken

Apparent amino acid digestibility, % Treatment groups P-value
Control EP-Zn
Arg 87.9 ± 1.5 87.5 ± 2.4 0.58
Val 80.0 ± 0.9b 83.0 ± 1.1a 0.049
Ile 81.0 ± 0.4 82.8 ± 1.0 0.13
Leu 81.4 ± 0.7b 85.0 ± 1.7a 0.003
Lys 85.1 ± 0.4 83.7 ± 1.1 0.26
Met 89.6 ± 0.4 89.0 ± 1.6 0.69
Phe 83.7 ± 0.5 83.8 ± 1.0 0.88
Thr 76.4 ± 0.7 78.8 ± 1.3 0.13
His 80.7 ± 0.8 80.3 ± 1.4 0.81
Ala 81.8 ± 0.8 80.3 ± 1.0 0.25
Asp 77.5 ± 1.1b 83.4 ± 0.9a 0.001
Cys 78.3 ± 1.1a 74.0 ± 0.7b 0.006
Glu 85.5 ± 0.5 87.2 ± 0.7 0.83
Gly 76.5 ± 0.7 76.9 ± 1.1 0.76
Pro 79.9 ± 0.8b 83.8 ± 1.0a 0.009
Ser 79.6 ± 1.4 80.8 ± 2.2 0.375
Tyr 84.5 ± 2.4 83.8 ± 2.1 0.54
  1. Means with different superscript letter across a row indicates significant difference at P < 0.05