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Table 5 Effect of L. johnsonii on amino acid composition (g/kg) in breast muscle of CP-induced chickens1

From: Controlling of growth performance, lipid deposits and fatty acid composition of chicken meat through a probiotic, Lactobacillus johnsonii during subclinical Clostridium perfringens infection

Item2 Control CP L-LJ H-LJ Pooled SE P-value
Aspartic acid (Asp) 22.20 23.10 22.84 23.27 0.26 0.503
Threonine (Thr) 8.47 8.32 8.31 8.40 0.10 0.935
Serine (Ser) 7.81 8.01 7.88 7.80 0.11 0.915
Glutamic acid (Glu) 39.91 39.07 39.67 40.01 0.59 0.947
Glycine (Gly) 5.66 5.41 5.56 5.61 0.09 0.774
Alanine (Ala) 9.51 9.17 9.22 9.33 0.15 0.862
Cystine (Cys) 1.72a 1.44b 1.68a 1.66a 0.03 0.001
Valine (Val) 12.14 11.94 12.08 12.04 0.20 0.988
Methionine (Met) 5.54 5.22 5.30 5.39 0.07 0.359
Isoleucine (Ile) 13.17 11.92 12.82 12.74 0.19 0.116
Leucine (Leu) 23.52 21.89 22.07 22.84 0.37 0.387
Tyrosine (Tyr) 4.01 3.89 3.91 4.02 0.05 0.723
Phenylalanine (Phe) 9.77 9.74 9.78 9.71 0.13 0.998
Lysine (Lys) 19.99 20.04 19.85 19.88 0.27 0.994
Histidine (His) 10.71 9.94 9.91 10.08 0.16 0.272
Arginine (Arg) 16.71 16.21 15.93 16.08 0.16 0.347
Proline (Pro) 7.81 7.62 7.71 7.77 0.11 0.932
EAA 127.83a 122.83b 123.76b 124.91ab 0.65 0.035
FRAA 103.53 102.01 102.61 103.73 0.62 0.749
Total 218.66 212.91 214.52 216.61 0.99 0.189
  1. a,bMeans in the same row with different superscripts are significantly different. (P < 0.05)
  2. 1control = basal diet + PBS; CP = basal diet + CP administration; L-LJ = basal diet with 1.0 × 105 cfu BS15/g diet + CP administration; H-LJ = basal diet with 1.0 × 106 cfu BS15/g diet + CP administration
  3. 1n = 12 per treatment group
  4. 2 EAA essential amino acid (including threonine, valine, methionine, isoleucine, leucine, phenylalanine, lysine, histidine, arginine, and proline), FRAA flavor-related amino acids (including cystine, glycine, aspartic acid, arginine, proline, alanine, and glutamic acid)