Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep219 | Reproduction, endocrine disruptors and signalling | ECE2015

The relationships of bisphenol A levels with leptin and adiponectin in premenopausal women

Polat Sevgi , Yurekli Banu Sarer , Kocabas Gokcen Unal , Durusoy Raika , Aksit Murat , Bozkaya Giray , Yuksel Arif , Saygili Fusun

Aim: Bisphenol A (BPA) is the most common endocrine disruptor among environmental estrogens. BPA is an ingredient that is commonly used in polycarbonate plastics. In this study, our main concern is to measure the levels of BPA in premenopausal obese women and to examine the relationship of BPA with adiponectin and leptin.Materials and methods: 47 obese women and 39 non-obese healthy women were enrolled in this study. All participants were premenopausal. ...

ea0041ep660 | Female Reproduction | ECE2016

Increased adipsin is associated with carotid intima media thickness and metabolic disturbances in polycystic ovary syndrome

Kocabas Gokcen Unal , Calan Ozlem Gursoy , Calan Mehmet , Senses Pinar Yesil , Ozden Ebru , Sari Kerime Rumeysa , Aktar Merve Kocar , Imamoglu Cetin , Senses Yasar Mehmet , Bozkaya Giray , Bilgir Oktay

Context: Adipsin, a protein secreted mainly from the adipose tissue, is a structural homologous of complement factor D, a rate-limiting enzyme of the alternative complement system. Growing evidence suggests that the alternative complement system plays a role both in the regulation of energy homeostasis and the atherosclerotic process. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an inflammatory based-metabolic disease.Objective: To ascertain whether circulating a...