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Christian Trummer, Stefan Pilz, Verena Schwetz, Barbara Obermayer-Pietsch, and Elisabeth Lerchbaum

metabolism seem to be associated ( 19 , 20 ). Considering the potential link between vitamin D and human fertility, we performed this systematic review summarizing current literature on vitamin D, PCOS and androgen metabolism in men. Methods We

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Giovanni Tulipano

and follicle-stimulating hormone/luteinizing hormone (FSH/LH) from gonadotrophs. The pituitary hormones act on endocrine and non-endocrine target tissues involved in different physiological functions including somatic growth, reproduction, metabolism

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Stefan Pilz, Armin Zittermann, Christian Trummer, Verena Theiler-Schwetz, Elisabeth Lerchbaum, Martin H Keppel, Martin R Grübler, Winfried März, and Marlene Pandis

Introduction Vitamin D is critical for bone and mineral metabolism and is effective in the prevention and treatment of rickets and osteomalacia ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ). Given that vitamin D receptors (VDRs) are expressed in almost every

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Caroline Serrano-Nascimento, Rafael Barrera Salgueiro, Kaio Fernando Vitzel, Thiago Pantaleão, Vânia Maria Corrêa da Costa, and Maria Tereza Nunes

Introduction Iodine is essential for thyroxine (T 4 ) and triiodothyronine (T 3 ) synthesis, which are the only iodine-containing hormones in vertebrates and exert crucial effects on the regulation of development, metabolism and growth ( 1

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Amalie Carlsson, Kaspar Sørensen, Anna-Maria Andersson, Hanne Frederiksen, and Anders Juul

significant differences in anthropometrics, body composition or glucose metabolism were found between tertiles of any of the phthalates measured (results not shown). Discussion In this clinical study of healthy normal-weight children, urinary BPA and

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Yiyan Wang, Yaoyao Dong, Yinghui Fang, Yao Lv, Qiqi Zhu, Xiaoheng Li, Qingquan Lian, and Ren-Shan Ge

glucocorticoid in rats ( 18 ). Therefore, administration of exogenous cortisol to rats can be used to monitor its metabolism as an index of in vivo HSD11B2 activity ( 19 ). Twelve female rats, weighing 300 ± 20 g, were divided into two groups that were orally

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Lina S Silva-Bermudez, Freddy J K Toloza, Maria C Perez-Matos, Russell J de Souza, Laura Banfield, Andrea Vargas-Villanueva, and Carlos O Mendivil

highly effective for preventing pregnancy, their impact on lipid, lipoprotein, and carbohydrate metabolism is not fully acknowledged. First- and second-generation progestins (desogestrel, gestodene, norgestimate, levonorgestrel, and others) are chemically

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V Guarnotta, C Di Stefano, A Santoro, A Ciresi, A Coppola, and C Giordano

conventional GCs in patients with AI, on anthropometric parameters, glucose and lipid metabolism, and cardiovascular risk estimated by the FRS for non-diabetic patients ( 11 ) and the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) risk engine for diabetic

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Tao Mei, Jianhe Zhang, Liangfeng Wei, Xingfeng Qi, Yiming Ma, Xianhua Liu, Shaohua Chen, Songyuan Li, Jianwu Wu, and Shousen Wang

tumor cells have high metabolic characteristics ( 2 ). Other studies have suggested that angiogenesis is not pronounced in PA, and therefore, the low blood supply and high metabolisms of PA cells make tumor tissues readily susceptible to ischemia and

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Eric Seidel, Gudrun Walenda, Clemens Messerschmidt, Benedikt Obermayer, Mirko Peitzsch, Paal Wallace, Rohini Bahethi, Taekyeong Yoo, Murim Choi, Petra Schrade, Sebastian Bachmann, Gerhard Liebisch, Graeme Eisenhofer, Dieter Beule, and Ute I Scholl

, H and K); 1.25 µm (C, F, I and L). Pathways involving steroid metabolism and transport, apoptosis, cell growth and Wnt signaling are altered in mitotane-resistant cell lines We compared gene expression profiles of six mitotane