Biomed Pharmacother 2021 Jan 7;133:110958. Epub 2020 Nov 7.
Laboratory for Reproductive Immunology, Hospital & Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; The Academy of Integrative Medicine, Fudan University, Shanghai, China; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Female Reproductive Endocrine-related Diseases, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), characterized by chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenaemia, is a complex endocrine and metabolic disorder commonly seen in women of reproductive age. Multiple factors, including the intestinal microbiome, affect the pathogenesis and development of PCOS. However, the specific mechanisms by which gut microbes play a role in PCOS remain elusive. Read More