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Table 2 Non-steroidal hormones and their seminal plasma concentrations in fertile/normozoospermic men

From: Occurrence and reproductive roles of hormones in seminal plasma

Hormone Seminal plasma concentration Plasma/serum concentration References
Adrenalin (pg/mL) Not detectable - 3028 Not detectable [69]
Adrenomedulin (pg/mL) 209 ± 19a 23.3 ± 2.7a [81]
Antimullerian hormone – AMH (ng/mL) 1.40 ± 0.22a   [55]
  <0.49–76.02 <0.49–0.38 [56]
  34.86 ± 23.48   [57]
  5.81 ± 1.526   [58]
  0.098–84.7   [59]
  0.42–49.92   [61]
  0.76 (0.24–10.92)b   [62]
  0.34–78.18 0.44–31.89 [64]
Calcitonin (pg/mL) 1771 ± 612   [73]
  1980 ± 521 67 ± 13.1 [74]
  327 ± 25   [76]
  6846.9 ± 3366.4   [77]
  2367 ± 78 30 ± 1.9 [80]
Follicle stimulating hormone - FSH (mIU/mL) 4.6 ± 1.9 9.7 ± 6.7 [43]
  3.5 ± 2.03 5.3 ± 2.2 [44]
Human chorionic gonadotropin - hCG (ng/mL) 1.87 ± 0.93   [53]
  3.73 ± 1.60   [54]
Inhibin B (pg/mL) 714.36 ± 522.66   [59]
  7.8–9874 54.68 ± 70.85 [61]
  44.0 (20.7–200.3)b   [62]
Luteinizing hormone – LH (mIU/mL) 19.4 ± 9.9 13.6 ± 8.5 [43]
Melatonin (pg/mL) 44.75 ± 11.0 111.75 ± 35.3 [44]
  1.7 ± 1.0 3.1 ± 1.4 [65]
  23.7 ± 10.9a   [68]
Noradrenalin (pg/mL) 15,181 ± 2951a 501 ± 136.5 [69]
Oxytocin (pg/mL) 1.72 ± 0.78   [49]
  61.1 ± 11.7   [51]
Parathormone (pg/mL) 2846 ± 611.6   [72]
Prolactin (PRL) (ng/mL) 3.5 ± 0.85 6.4 ± 0.85 [44]
  46.6 ± 2.0a 17.8 ± 1.7a [46]
  43.2 ± 2.7a 6.2 ± 0.7a [47]
  133.6 ± 47 24.5 ± 8 [48]
Vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone – ADH) (pg/mL) 1.84 ± 1.23   [52]
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviations or concentration ranges. Information on blood plasma/serum concentrations is also provided if listed in the article
  2. amean ± standard error
  3. bmedian (interquartile range)