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Table 1 Ingredient composition of experimental diets

From: Dietary spray-dried plasma improves intestinal morphology of mated female mice under stress condition

  Dietary treatmentsa
Item CON SDP1 SDP8
Ingredients, %
 Dried skim milk 53.10 50.67 33.68
 Corn starch 19.90 21.32 31.25
 Sucrose 10.00 10.00 10.00
 Spray-dried plasmab 1.00 8.00
 Soybean oil 7.00 7.00 7.00
 Cellulose 5.00 5.00 5.00
 AIN-93 MXc 3.50 3.50 3.50
 AIN-93 VXd 1.00 1.00 1.00
 DL-methionine 0.25 0.26 0.32
 Choline bitartrate 0.25 0.25 0.25
Calculated energy and nutrient levels
 ME, kcal/kg 3483 3492 3558
 Crude protein, % 18.28 18.25 18.00
 Ash, % 4.44 4.33 3.57
 Ca, % 1.18 1.14 0.94
 P, % 0.70 0.70 0.64
  1. aCON = control diet; SDP1 = 1% spray-dried plasma diet; SDP8 = 8% spray-dried plasma diet
  2. bThe SDP was from bovine blood (AP 920; APC, Inc., Ankeny, IA, USA)
  3. cDyets, Inc., Bethlehem, PA, USA. Provided as milligrams per kilogram of diet: calcium, 5000; phosphorus, 1561; potassium, 3600; sodium, 1019; chloride, 1571; sulfur, 300; magnesium, 507; iron, 35; copper, 6; manganese, 10; zinc, 30; chromium, 1; iodine, 0.2; selenium, 0.15; fluorine, 1; cobalt, 0.5; molybdenum, 0.15; silicon, 5; nickel, 0.5; lithium, 0.1; vanadium, 0.1
  4. dDyets, Inc., Bethlehem, PA, USA. Provided per kilogram of diet: thiamin HCl, 6 mg; riboflavin, 6 mg; pyridoxine HCl, 7 mg; niacin, 30 mg; calcium pantothenate, 16 mg; folic acid, 2 mg; biotin, 0.2 mg; cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12), 25 μg; vitamin A palmitate, 4000 IU; vitamin E acetate, 75 IU; vitamin D3, 1000 IU; vitamin K1, 0.75 mg