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ea0037ep139 | Reproduction, endocrine disruptors and signalling | ECE2015

Increased circulating urocortin-3 levels is associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

Temur Muzaffer , Yilmaz Ozgur , Aksun Saliha , Ozbay Pelin Ozun , Calan Mehmet , Kume Tuncay , Karakulak Murat , Korkmaz Huseyin Anil

Purpose: This study aims to compare serum urocortin-3 levels in women with PCOS and healthy women, and establish what role urocortin-3 levels play in PCOS.Methods: Fifty-two patients with PCOS and 55 healthy women were included in the study, matched for age and BMI. Fasting blood glucose (FBG), insulin, hs-CRP, urocortin-3, and free testosterone levels of the all participants were measured. HOMA-IR was used to calculate the insulin resistance.<p clas...