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What does ED stand for?

ED stands for Enterodiol

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While the condition for phytoestrogen activity in the case of lignans is completely dependent on colonic bacteria that convert the precursor, secoisolariciresinol diglucoside into enterodiol and enterolactone (Aldercreutz 1998), isoflavones are inherently estrogenic and may become further activated by conversion to equol, a bacterial metabolite of daidzein in the gastrointestinal tract (Setchell 2002).
The mammalian lignans, enterodiol and enterolactone, can be excreted directly in the feces, or after being absorbed in the gut, they enter the enterohepatic circulation where they are conjugated with glucuronate, and then excreted in urine and bile [10,11].