The role of aquaporins in polycystic ovary syndrome - A way towards a novel drug target in PCOS.

Abstract

Aquaporins (AQPs) are transmembrane proteins, able to transport water (and in some cases also small solutes, e. g. glycerol) through the cell membrane. There are twelve types of aquaporins (AQP1-AQP12) expressed in mammalian reproductive systems. According to literature, many diseases of the reproductive organs are correlated with changes of AQPs expression… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2017.03.008

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