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ra0001p129 | (1) | WCRB2014

Transcriptome in small antral follicles of monkeys on a western-style diet with/without testosterone

Xu Fuhua , Xu Jing , Bishop Cecily V , Cameron Judy L , Stouffer Richard L

Introduction: Recent studies indicate that dietary habits and hyperandrogenemia influence ovarian function in women. However, data are limited regarding the effects of western-style diet (WSD) and androgen (e.g. T) on follicle development, especially during the early follicular stage, in primates. The current study investigated the impact of WSD alone and with chronic T exposure on gene expression in small antral follicles (SAFs) of macaques.Materials an...