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ea0041ep672 | Female Reproduction | ECE2016

The association between increased circulating irisin levels and inflammatory markers in polycystic ovary syndrome

Yildiz Nurdan , Calan Mehmet , Cobanoglu Minegul , Sengul Hatice İsik , Kocabas Gokcen Unal , Guclu Serkan

Purpose: Irisin is a secreted protein implicated in the regulation of insulin sensitivity and energy metabolism. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an inflammatory-based metabolic disease associated with insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, glucose metabolism dysfunction and obesity. There is also some evidence of a link between irisin and inflammation. Our aim of the study to ascertain whether the association of circulating irisin levels with inflammatory markers in PCOS.<p...