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Table 2 Supplemental branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and L-alanine (the isonitrogenous control) to the basal corn-soybean diet1

From: Dietary supplementation with branched-chain amino acids enhances milk production by lactating sows and the growth of suckling piglets

Treatment Supplemental amino acid, g/100 g diet Total nitrogen, mmol N/100 g diet
  L-Isoleucine L-Leucine L-Valine L-Alanine
Control 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.149 24.12
1.535% BCAA 0.32 0.82 0.395 1.07 24.12
3.07% BCAA 0.64 1.64 0.79 0.00 24.12
  1. 1The diets were made isonitrogenous with the addition of L-alanine at the expense of corn starch