Investigation of galectin-3, lipocalin 2, retinol binding protein (RBP), small dense low-density lipoprotein (sdLDL) in patients with hirsutism


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Yavuz I., Ozaydin-Yavuz G., Çokluk E., Kurtoğlu Z., Bilgili S.

POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII, vol.36, no.2, pp.177-183, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/ada.2019.84593
  • Title of Journal : POSTEPY DERMATOLOGII I ALERGOLOGII
  • Page Numbers: pp.177-183

Abstract

Introduction: Hirsutism is defined as excessive terminal hair in androgen-dependent areas in women. Adipose tissue is no longer regarded as a storage site for triglycerides or as a source of free fatty acids but is currently emerging as a key constituent of energy metabolism secreting numerous enzymes, cytokines, growth factors, and hormones.