Endocannabinoid system activation may be associated with insulin resistance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Monday, June 29, 2015
Activation of endocannabinoids and overexpression of cannabinoid receptors may be associated with insulin resistance in women with PCOS.

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Adipose tissue insulin resistance in peripubertal girls with first degree family history of polycystic ovary syndrome

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Girls at risk for PCOS are mainly characterized by insulin resistance and resistance to insulin-induced lipolysis suppression. Predisposition to PCOS may thus be related to adipocyte dysfunction.

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Aromatase expression in abdominal omental/visceral and subcutaneous fat depots: a comparison of pregnant and obese women

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Aromatase expression and promoter usage differ between omental/visceral and subcutaneous fat. They may serve different endocrine functions and explain why omental fat is linked with the metabolic syndrome and PCOS.

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