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ea0016p534 | Obesity | ECE2008

Insulin and glucose regulates omentin-1, a novel adipokine: relation to women with the polycyastic ovary synfrome

Tan Bee K , Adya Raghu , Farhatullah S , Lewandowski KC , O'Hare Paul , Lehnert Hendrik , Randeva Harpal S

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with insulin resistance and obesity. Recent studies have shown that plasma omentin-1 levels decrease with obesity. Currently, no data exists on the relative expression and regulation of omentin-1 in adipose tissue (AT) of PCOS women.Objectives: To assess mRNA and protein levels of omentin-1 in omental (om) AT of PCOS women and matched controls, including circulating omentin-1. Ex vivo and in vivo</...