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Table 5 Amino acid content in meat

From: Influence of an increased content of pea and yellow lupin protein in the diet of pigs on meat quality

Amino acid (g/100 g) Feeding group
C E1 E2 SEM P < 
Essential
Threonine 3.619a 3.643 3.889b 0.044 0.023
Valine 3.907a 3.987 4.279b 0.056 0.019
Leucine 6.246a 6.284 6.705b 0.076 0.025
Isoleucine 3.645a 3.682 3.969b 0.049 0.015
Phenylalanine 3.203a 3.250 3.488b 0.047 0.033
Lysine 6.887a 6.904a 7.468b 0.085 0.006
Methionine 2.257 2.389 2.320 0.034 0.275
Nonessential
Aspartic acid 7.177A 7.360a 7.893Bb 0.085 0.002
Serine 3.102 3.115 3.287 0.036 0.071
Glutamic acid 11.633A 11.674A 12.715B 0.140 0.001
Proline 3.171 3.358 3.308 0.071 0.536
Glycine 3.212a 3.285 3.445b 0.036 0.030
Alanine 4.352 4.357 4.617 0.051 0.059
Tyrosine 3.106 3.065 3.424 0.099 0.286
Histidine 3.482A 3.549a 3.814Bb 0.044 0.006
Arginine 4.902A 4.959A 5.439B 0.067 0.001
Cysteine 1.109 1.172 1.188 0.026 0.453
  1. (AB) Row means with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.01
  2. (ab) Row means with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.05