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ea0044p216 | Reproduction | SFEBES2016

Androsterone Glucuronide to dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate ratio is higher in obese Caucasian women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Sathyapalan Thozhukat , Ahmed Lina , Keevil Brian , Miller Adrian , Kilpatrick Eric , Atkin Stephen

Objective: Androsterone glucuronide (ADTG) concentrations have been suggested as a more reliable marker of the effects of androgens at the target tissue level and they are significantly elevated in hirsute compared to non-hirsute women with PCOS. This study compared the different precursors of testosterone, including dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS), ADTG and androstenedione in non-obese compared to obese women with PCOS, and in normal subjects and their implications on...