Calculated Mean Content Values

Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
mg/100 g FW 3.97e-03 5.00e-04 1.00e-02 4.19e-03
mol/100 g 1.11e-08 1.40e-09 2.79e-08 1.17e-08

Values calculated by aggregating data from 4 different samples from 3 unique publications.

Aglycone Mean Content Values

Aglycone Units Average Min Max Standard Deviation
Matairesinol mg/100 g FW 3.97e-03 5.00e-04 1.00e-02 4.19e-03
mol/100 g 1.11e-08 1.40e-09 2.79e-08 1.17e-08

Original Content Values Used to Produce Means

Penalvo J.L., Haajanen K.M., Botting N., Adlercreutz H. (2005) Quantification of lignans in food using isotope dilution gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53:9342-9347 PubMed (16302745)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
2.00e-03 mg/100 g FW Asparagus - Asparagus officinalis L. no 1
Penalvo J.L., Adlercreutz H., Uehara M., Ristimaki A., Watanabe S. (2008) Lignan content of selected foods from Japan. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56:401-09 PubMed (18163563)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
0.01 mg/100 g FW Asparagus, raw, cutting 2cm no 1
Valsta L.M., Kilkkinen A., Mazur W., Nurmi T., Lampi A.M., Ovaskainen M.L., Korhonen T., Adlercreutz H., Pietinen P. (2003) Phyto-oestrogen database of foods and average intake in Finland. British Journal of Nutrition 89:S31 PubMed (12725654)
Original Content Value Original Food Description Commercial Origin # of Samples Analyzed
3.40e-03 mg/100 g FW Asparagus, green no 1
5.00e-04 mg/100 g FW Asparagus, white no 1