Further evidence for the importance of an androgen response element in the factor IX promoter.

Previous work involving the characterizing of a factor IX promoter mutation (-26 G-->C) of a 21-year-old patient with severe haemophilia B suggested that an androgen response element (ARE) was present in the wild-type factor IX promoter but was disrupted in this patient. However, other theories not involving this ARE have been suggested for the mechanism of… CONTINUE READING