DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.03.078
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Amina M. Al-Awadi, Sameh Sarray, Mona R. Arekat, Layal R. Saleh, Naeema Mahmood, Wassim Y. Almawi

Abstract: Reduction in adiponectin plasma levels is an independent risk factor for PCOS. Changes in HMW-adiponectin serum levels and HMW/total adiponectin ratio are better markers for the presence of PCOS, when compared with total adiponectin.