Androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism in males of six non-human primate species
Article first published online: 7 OCT 2011
© 2011 John Wiley & Sons A/S
Journal of Medical Primatology
Volume 41, Issue 1, pages 67–70, February 2012
How to Cite
Mubiru, J. N., Cavazos, N., Hemmat, P., Garcia-Forey, M., Shade, R. E. and Rogers, J. (2012), Androgen receptor CAG repeat polymorphism in males of six non-human primate species. Journal of Medical Primatology, 41: 67–70. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0684.2011.00517.x
- Issue published online: 24 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 7 OCT 2011
- Accepted September 5, 2011.
Background Androgen receptor [CAG]n microsatellite has been linked to human diseases.
Methods Six non-human primates were genotyped for the [CAG]n microsatellite.
Results Marmosets and macaques are monomorphic, while mangabeys, baboons, and chimpanzees are polymorphic.
Conclusions Non-human primates that are polymorphic for the microsatellite are candidate animal models for CAG-related diseases.