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Cortisol levels in human follicular fluid



Cortisol levels in human follicular fluid



Fertility and Sterility 51(3): 538-541



This study shows that cortisol levels in follicular fluids in stimulated cycles were correlated with oocyte maturity and in vitro fertilizability. The levels were significantly higher than the concentrations found in spontaneous cycles. Our findings suggest that the presence of cortisol in follicular fluid may play a role in follicular development and oocyte maturation.

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Accession: 007165374

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PMID: 2920855

DOI: 10.1016/s0015-0282(16)60572-1


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