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Transgenerational PCOS transmission

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There is a transgenerational increase in the susceptibility of female offspring to developing PCOS that occurs via the female germline and is linked to fetal exposure to excess androgen.

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Picton, H.M., Balen, A.H. Transgenerational PCOS transmission. Nat Med 25, 1818–1820 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41591-019-0678-x

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