Study on the presence of homocysteine in ovarian follicular fluid.

  title={Study on the presence of homocysteine in ovarian follicular fluid.},
  author={R{\'e}gine P M Steegers-Theunissen and Eric A P Steegers and Chris M. G. Thomas and Hans M. G. Hollanders and Jenny H. J. Copius Peereboom-Stegeman and Frans J. M. Trijbels and T. K. A. B. Eskes},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  volume={60 6},
OBJECTIVE To study the presence of homocysteine, methionine and the vitamins folate, B12, and B6 in human ovarian follicular fluid (FF). DESIGN Measurement of homocysteine, methionine, folate, and vitamins B12 and B6 in ovarian FF and blood. SETTING Academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Radboud Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS Fourteen healthy women undergoing an IVF program. RESULTS Detectable amounts of homocysteine and methionine were found in FF… CONTINUE READING