Growth differentiation factor 9 concentration in the follicular fluid of infertile women with endometriosis.

@article{Hendarto2010GrowthDF,
  title={Growth differentiation factor 9 concentration in the follicular fluid of infertile women with endometriosis.},
  author={Hendy Hendarto and Prajitno Prabowo and Farid Anfasa Moeloek and Soetjipto Soetjipto},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2010},
  volume={94 2},
  pages={758-60}
}
This study evaluated the level of growth differentiation factor 9 (GDF-9) in the follicular fluid of infertile women with endometriosis. The presence of GDF-9 in follicular fluid of preovulatory follicle was confirmed by Western blotting method in the band of 53 kDa, and GDF-9 concentration in women with severe endometriosis was lower than in those without. 

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