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OBJECTIVE The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)gamma is a transcription factor involved in glucose homeostasis and energy metabolism. A missense mutation at codon 12 in the PPARgamma2(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the plasma viscosity in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Patients with PCOS and healthy controls were assessed for plasma viscosity. The acquired(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the influence of 6 months of treatment with an oral contraceptive (OC) containing 35 μ g ethinyl estradiol and 2 mg cyproterone acetate on plasma viscosity (PV) in young(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of an activating single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) at position -71 of the promoter of 17beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 5 gene (-71A/G HSD17B5 SNP) and(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate basal metabolic rate (BMR) in women with PCOS and to determine its association with insulin resistance (IR). DESIGN Prospective assessment of BMR in women with PCOS. SETTING(More)
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