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Society for Endocrinology BES 2012

Poster Presentations


Dimerisation of luteinising hormone/chorionic gonadotrophin receptor (LHCGR); impact on intracellular signaling responses and ligand specificity
1Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom; 2Department of Physiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland; 3Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
Relevance of ERK levels in acute gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH)-stimulated ERK activation
1School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom; 2Dept. Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom; 3Veterinary Basic Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, London, United Kingdom.
FSH glycosylation in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) undergoing ovulation induction
1Department of Clinical Chemistry, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT, Sunderland, United Kingdom; 2Department of Endocrinology, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT, Sunderland, United Kingdom.
The effects of di(n-butyl) phthalate (DBP) exposure on testis cell development/function in human fetal testis xenografts
1MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2Department of Child Life and Health, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Androgens stimulate growth of mouse preantral follicles in culture
Institute of Reproductive & Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.
FSH glycosylation in pharmaceutical gonadotrophin preparations
1Department of Clinical Chemistry, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT, Sunderland, United Kingdom; 2Department of Endocrinology, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT, Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Topographical upregulation of functional prostaglandin receptors in isolated rat uterus at postpartum
School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom.
Impact of electromagnetic field exposures in the aetiology of male infertility
1Department of Zoology, Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India; 2School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
The interrelationship between serum Luteinising Hormone (LH) and Insulin Resistance (IR) in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
1School of Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom; 2Department Endocrinology, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS FT, Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Genetic variants in CYP19 associated with increased aromatase activity are not associated with male hypogonadism in type 2 diabetes
1Endocrinology Unit, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 3Public Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 4Metabolic Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
The involvement of transcription factor NF-kB (p50/p50, p65/p65) control of ovarian cell functions
1Research Centre of Animal Production Nitra, Luzianky, Slovakia; 2Constantine The Philosopher University in Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia; 3Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Olsztyn-Kortowo, Poland.
Uterine cell turnover in a mouse model of adenomyosis caused by congenital adrenal hyperplasia
1Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; 2Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Activation of the cAMP/GCM1 pathway alters differentiation of equine chorionic gonadotrophin-secreting trophoblast cells
1Veterinary Basic Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom; 2Baker Institute for Animal Health and Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Periodic exposure to exogenous testosterone is required to maintain long-term integrity of the GnRH pulse-generator in a male with atypical Kallmann syndrome
1Endocrine Unit ,Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle Hospitals NHS, Newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom; 2Institute of Genetic Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom.
Prevalence of modifiable risk factors among a clinic-based cohort of secondary hypogonadal men
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St Helens, United Kingdom.
Raloxifene inhibits the expression of the endocannabinoid system in endometriotic lesions
1Cancer Studies & Molecular Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; 2Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom.
Total and free testosterone concentrations are strongly influenced by age and central obesity in men with type 1 and type 2 diabetes but correlate weakly with symptoms of androgen deficiency and diabetes-related quality of life
1Dept of Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, United Kingdom; 2Biochemistry, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, United Kingdom; 3Centre for Diabetes and Endocrine Sciences, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
A case series report on outcome of fertility treatment in thalassemia major patients
Endocrinology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Functional evaluation of the gonadal axis - is it useful for the etiological diagnosis of hypogonadotropic hypogonadism?
Thyroid-Related Disorders, "CI Parhon" National Institute of Endocrinology, Bucharest, Romania.
Motility of bovine mixed and sex-sorted spermatozoa incubated in physiologically normal or high-glucose media
1School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom; 2School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
An audit on investigative workup of patients with suspected secondary hypogonadism
Wolverhampton Diabetes Centre, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.
The effect of mTOR inhibitors on the rabbit ovarian secretory activity
1Animal Physiology, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia; 2Institute for Genetics and Reproduction of Farm Animals, Animal Production Research Centre Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia.