The role of kisspeptin on aromatase expression in breast cancer.

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Yilmaz M. B. , Oksuz H., Ilgaz N. S. , Ocal I. , Norizadeh T. M.

Bratislavske lekarske listy, vol.119, no.12, pp.776-780, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 119 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4149/bll_2018_141
  • Title of Journal : Bratislavske lekarske listy
  • Page Numbers: pp.776-780


AIM: Kisspeptin is a reproductive peptide hormone that has anti-metastatic roles in several cancer types including colon, lung, and brain cancer. However, in breast cancer, increasing of kisspeptin expression induces aggressiveness of tumors, which in turn exacerbates breast cancer prognosis.