androgen receptor gene

androgen receptor gene

A gene on the X chromosome that codes for the receptors for male sex hormones. Mutations in this gene have been found in men with the rare condition of familial cancer of the breast.
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In the primary trial of 171 patients, men found to have multiple copies of the androgen receptor gene were four times more likely to die than those who had a negative test result.
Androgen receptor gene CAG repeat polymorphism in the development of ovarian hyperandrogenism.
Amplification and overexpression of androgen receptor gene in hormone-refractory prostate cancer.
When their supply is withdrawn they fight back by, among other ways, increasing the number of copies of the androgen receptor gene.
However, because similar translocations had been found in hemorrhagic and rheumatoid synovitis, there were still doubts about a neoplastic origin, especially in the face of the lack of clonality detected by the X-linked human androgen receptor gene assay.
The McGill androgen receptor gene mutation database (http://androgendb.
Scientists have also studied the connection between the 2D:4D ratios and variation in the androgen receptor gene which is located on the X chromosome (Manning et al.
Significant expression of the androgen receptor gene, but not of estrogen receptor-[alpha] and -[beta] genes, was also demonstrated in adipose tissue and muscle.
They examined tumor samples from 17 women with multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma who underwent thyroidectomy Using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay involving the human androgen receptor gene, they analyzed tumor DNA for patterns of X-chromosome inactivation (inactivation of either the maternal or paternal X-chromosome).
The culprit is the androgen receptor gene, and it dwells on the X chromosome, which all men inherit from their mothers.

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