Neuropeptide Y, leptin, galanin and insulin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Baranowska1999NeuropeptideYL,
  title={Neuropeptide Y, leptin, galanin and insulin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Bogusława Baranowska and M. Radzikowska and Elżbieta Wasilewska-Dziubińska and Alexsander Kaplinski and Krzysztof Roguski and A Płonowski},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          344-51
        }
}
It has been reported that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is very frequently associated with obesity, insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia. However, metabolic disorders may lead to suppression of reproductive hormone secretion during undernutrition and in obesity. Some neuropeptides, such as neuropeptide Y (NPY) and galanin, modulate the control of appetite and play an important role in the mechanism of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) secretion. NPY and galanin regulate… CONTINUE READING

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