The Role of Follicular Fluid Thiol/Disulphide Homeostasis in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Tola E. N. , Koroglu N., Ergin M., ORAL H. B. , TURGUT A., EREL Ö.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.35, no.4, pp.306-310, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.1140
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-310


Background: Oxidative stress has been proposed as a potential trigger in the etiopathogenesis of polycystic ovary syndrome-related infertility. Thiol/disulphide homeostasis, a recently identified oxidative stress marker, is one of the antioxidant mechanism in humans with critical roles in folliculogenesis and ovulation.