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ea0037oc11.2 | Obesity | ECE2015

Serum glypican-4 levels and its association with cardiovascular risk predictor in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and healthy controls -- pilot study

Milewicz Andrzej , Kuliczkowska-Plaksej Justyna , Lenarcik-Kabza Agnieszka , Trzmiel-Bira Anna , Hirnle Lidia , Zaleska-Dorobisz Urszula , Lwow Felicja , Laczmanski Lukasz , Kolackov Katarzyna , Sloka Natalia , Jedrzejuk Diana

Glypican-4 (Gpc-4) is novel adipokine interact with insulin receptor and affects insulin sensitivity in proteoglycans. Gpc-4 serum levels show gender differences; females having higher levels than men, what can suggest mediation by sex hormones. We investigated serum Gpc-4 levels and its association with cardiovascular risk predictors in women (20–35 years old) with PCOS (n=62) and healthy control (n=43) presented different sex hormones profile. The foll...