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ea0037ep153 | Reproduction, endocrine disruptors and signalling | ECE2015

A possible link between LH and macrophage migration inhibitory factor levels in polycystic ovary syndrome

Calan Mehmet , Kume Tuncay , Yilmaz OzgUr , Arkan Tugba , Kocabas Gokcen Unal , Dokuzlar Ozge , Aygun Kemal , Oktan Mehmet Asi , Danis Nilay , Temur Muzaffer

Purpose: Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a multi-functional cytokine which plays a role in metabolic and inflammatory processes. Increasing evidence suggests that there is a link between MIF and ovulation. We aimed to evaluate plasma MIF levels in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and to determine whether MIF levels differ between the follicular phase and mid-cycle of the menstrual cycle in eumenorrheic women.Methods: Ninety wom...