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ea0022p738 | Steroid metabolism & action | ECE2010

Androgenicity is enhanced in the presence of ala222val polymorphism in healthy postmenopausal women

Papadimitriou Dimitra , Kaparos George , Rizos Dimitrios , Armeni Eleni , Kreatsa Maria , Alexandrou Andreas , Christodoulakos George , Lambrinoudaki Irene

Objective: To assess the interrelation of the MTHFR ala222val polymorphism, correlated with increased rates of cardiovascular disease, with indices of androgenicity in healthy postmenopausal women.Methods: The population of this cross-sectional study consisted of 84 healthy women who had been menopausal for at least one year. The examined polymorphism was Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase ala222val, while the hormonal assays included Testosterone, Sex ...