The The Role of Meteorin-Like Peptide and Asprosin in the Diagnosis of Endometrium Carcinoma

The Role Of Meteorin-Like Peptide And Asprosin


  • Elif Onat Adıyaman University
  • Nevin Kocaman Fırat University
  • Hilal Balta Fırat University



Endometrium, adenocarcinoma, meteorin-like peptide, asprosin


Aim: Endometrial Carcinoma (EC) is one of the most common gynecological malignancies in developed countries and the diagnosis is generally suspected according to clinical and radiological findings and confirmed with pathological sampling. Immunohistochemical biomarkers have great importance in the diagnosis.

Materials and Methods: The patient samples that were obtained from the Pathology Laboratory of Fırat University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pathology were used in this retrospective study. In this study, 30 patient samples were used. The control group consisted of healthy endometrial tissues of the same patient group. The other group consisted of tissues with Endometrial Adenocarcinoma (EAC) from the same patients. In all groups, the endometrial tissue samples were evaluated immunohistochemically with Meteorin-Like Peptide (METRNL) and Asprosin.

Results: Statistically significant differences were detected between the control and EAC groups in terms of METRNL and Asprosin.

Conclusion: The results of the present study show that there is a significant relationship between healthy endometrial tissue and EAC in terms of METRNL and Asprosin expression. Both markers are confirmed to have diagnostic values for EAC.


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Onat, E., Kocaman, N., & Balta, H. (2023). The The Role of Meteorin-Like Peptide and Asprosin in the Diagnosis of Endometrium Carcinoma: The Role Of Meteorin-Like Peptide And Asprosin. Chronicles of Precision Medical Researchers, 4(3), 377–381.