Increased 2-hydroxylation of estrogen is associated with lower body fat and increased lean body mass in postmenopausal women.

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Menopause is associated with changes in bone, muscle and fat mass. The importance of postmenopausal estrogen metabolism in bone health has been established. However, its relationship to body composition in postmenopausal women remains undetermined. The objective of this study is to determine the association between estrogen metabolism and body composition… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2012.02.002

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@article{Napoli2012Increased2O, title={Increased 2-hydroxylation of estrogen is associated with lower body fat and increased lean body mass in postmenopausal women.}, author={Nicola Napoli and S. V. Prabhakar Vattikuti and Jayasree Yarramaneni and Tusar Kanti Giri and Srenath Nekkalapu and Clifford Qualls and Reina C. Armamento-Villareal}, journal={Maturitas}, year={2012}, volume={72 1}, pages={66-71} }