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ea0041gp182 | Reproduction & Endocrine Disruption | ECE2016

Elevated circulating levels of betatrophin are associated with polycystic ovary syndrome

Calan Mehmet , Yilmaz Ozgur , Kume Tuncay , Unal Kocabas Gokcen , Yesil Senses Pinar , Mehmet Senses Yasar , Temur Muzaffer , Gursoy Calan Ozlem

Context: Betatrophin is a newly identified hormone appreciated for its role as a potent inducer of beta cell proliferation in line with insulin resistance in mice. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an inflammatory-based metabolic disease associated with insulin resistance. However, no evidence was available whether betatrophin is involved in women with PCOS.Objective: To ascertain whether betatrophin levels are altered in women with PCOS.<p class="...