Basal and Meal-Stimulated Ghrelin, PYY, CCK Levels and Satiety in Lean Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Effect of Low-Dose Oral Contraceptive

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Arusoglu G., KÖKSAL G., Cinar N., Tapan S., Aksoy D. Y., Yildiz B. O.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.98, no.11, pp.4475-4482, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Context: Ghrelin is an orexigenic peptide that stimulates food intake, whereas peptide YY (PYY) and cholecystokinin (CCK) are anorexigenic gut hormones. Patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) appear to have alterations in appetite regulation.