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Androgen receptor CAG repeat length correlates with semen PSA levels in adolescence.

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BACKGROUND: Androgens exert their action through the androgen receptor (AR). The length of the AR CAG repeat is inversely correlated to receptor function and short CAG length might be a risk factor for development of prostate cancer. Our aim was to investigate whether CAG repeat number might have an impact on prostate function in adolescence. METHODS: AR genotyping was performed by direct sequencing of leukocyte DNA from 274 military conscripts. All men underwent endocrine evaluation and sem...

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10.1002/pros.10366

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Journal:
Prostate
Volume:
59
Issue:
3
Pages:
227-233
Publication date:
2004-05-01
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EISSN:
1097-0045
ISSN:
0270-4137
Source identifiers:
365993
Language:
English
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pubs:365993
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uuid:ac26d481-8f86-402f-9f4f-53a7edecd1ff
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pubs:365993
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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