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Title: Steroid hormones interrelationships in the metabolic syndrome: an introduction to the ponderostat hypothesis
Author: Alemany, Marià, 1946-
Keywords: Hormones sexuals
Síndrome metabòlica
Trastorns del metabolisme
Teixit adipós
Sex hormones
Metabolic syndrome
Disorders of metabolism
Adipose tissues
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Publisher: Greek Endocrine Society
Abstract: Sexual dimorphism in the metabolic syndrome. The clairvoyant early implication of sex hormones in the characterization of the metabolic syndrome (MS) was detected early, and in accordance with the well-known sex-related main patterns of fat deposition in obesity: gynoid and android. The differences point to a direct implication of androgens and estrogens in the development, properties and maintenance of obesity and, by extension, to the cumulus of diseases grouped in the MS. For a long time, the key issue of the MS, i.e. the metabolic event explaining (and justifying) most of the derangements of the MS, has been considered to be insulin resistance (...)
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It is part of: Hormones. International Journal Of Endocrinology And Metabolism, 2012, vol. 11, num. 3, p. 272-289
ISSN: 1109-3099
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Nutrició, Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia)

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