Altered insulin induced relaxation of aortic rings in a dihydrotestosterone induced rodent model of polycystic ovary syndrome

Monday, February 4, 2013
Insulin-dependent vasorelaxation in aortic rings in a PCOS rat model is decreased (both NO-dependent or independent), and vitamin D treatment can improve only the NO-independent model.

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Arteriolar insulin resistance in a rat model of polycystic ovary syndrome

Thursday, May 31, 2012
In dihydrotestosterone-treated female rats, decrease of insulin-induced relaxation of arterioles was observed in addition to metabolically proven insulin resistance; both were improved by parallel vitamin D treatment.

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