Serum insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding protein 3 (IGFBP-3) in IVF patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: correlations with outcome Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 3
  • Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

abstract

  • The bioavailability of IGF-I appears to play a key role in oocyte maturation in PCOS patients. Alterations in IGFBP-3 concentration during stimulation may be a critical mechanism in modulating IGF-I activity.

publication date

  • July 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2006.11.108

PubMed ID

  • 17320874

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 139

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 88

number

  • 1