Genomes and Genes



Gene Symbol: AR
Description: androgen receptor
Alias: androgen receptor, androgen receptor (dihydrotestosterone receptor; testicular feminization; spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy; Kennedy disease)
Species: zebra finch

Top Publications

  1. Perlman W, Ramachandran B, Arnold A. Expression of androgen receptor mRNA in the late embryonic and early posthatch zebra finch brain. J Comp Neurol. 2003;455:513-30 pubmed publisher
    ..steroid hormones influence the development of sex differences in this circuitry, including differences in androgen receptor (AR) expression, although the role of androgens has been controversial...
  2. Thompson J, Dzubur E, Wade J, Tomaszycki M. The effects of estradiol on 17?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type IV and androgen receptor expression in the developing zebra finch song system. Brain Res. 2011;1401:66-73 pubmed publisher
    ..estradiol (E2) on 17?-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type IV (HSD17B4) and the co-localization of HSD17B4 and androgen receptor (AR) mRNA...
  3. Luo M, Yu Y, Kim H, Kudrna D, Itoh Y, Agate R, et al. Utilization of a zebra finch BAC library to determine the structure of an avian androgen receptor genomic region. Genomics. 2006;87:181-90 pubmed publisher
    ..5 haploid genome equivalents. By sequencing a whole BAC, a full-length androgen receptor open reading frame was identified, the first in an avian species...
  4. Duncan K, MOON J, Vartosis D, Zee I. Injury-induced expression of glial androgen receptor in the zebra finch brain. J Neurotrauma. 2013;30:1919-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if the androgen receptor is upregulated following injury in adult zebra finches...