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Metabolic profiles characterizing different phenotypes of polycystic ovary syndrome: plasma metabolomics analysis

Yue Zhao123, Li Fu123, Rong Li123, Li-Na Wang12, Yan Yang12, Na-Na Liu13, Chun-Mei Zhang13, Ying Wang13, Ping Liu12, Bin-Bin Tu12, Xue Zhang13 and Jie Qiao123*

Author Affiliations

1 Reproductive Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China

2 Key Laboratory of Assisted Reproduction, Ministry of Education, Beijing, China

3 Beijing Key Laboratory of Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Reproductive Technology, Beijing, China

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BMC Medicine 2012, 10:153  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-153

Published: 30 November 2012

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Table S1. Relation of specific metabolites concentrations to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) controlling for age, body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance (IR).

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Table S2. Correlation of insulin resistance and obesity to the levels of differential metabolites detected in PCOS plasma.

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Table S3. Description: Interferences of obesity on the metabolic abnormalities in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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Table S4. Interferences of insulin resistance on the metabolic abnormalities in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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Table S5. Interferences of androgen excess on the metabolic abnormalities in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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