Complete androgen insensitivity without Wolffian duct development: the AR-A form of the androgen receptor is not sufficient for male genital development.


BACKGROUND The androgen receptor (AR) is essential for the differentiation of male external and internal genitalia. It is normally present in two forms, a full-length form B and an N-terminal truncated form A with still unknown function. Mutations in the AR gene cause androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS), which is divided into subgroups according to the… (More)


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