Functional and Structural Study of the Amino Acid Substitution in a Novel Familial Androgen Receptor Mutation (W752G) Responsible for Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome

Abstract : Mutations of the androgen receptor (AR) gene are the most frequent cause of 46,XY disorders of sex development. They are associated with a variety of phenotypes, ranging from phenotypic women (complete androgen insensitivity syndrome, CAIS) to milder degrees of undervirilization (partial forms) or men with only infertility (mild form). We identified a new W752G AR mutation responsible for a familial case of CAIS and performed an in vitro study and structural analysis of this mutation and the only other reported substitution affecting the same amino acid (W752R). Although sex assignment is not discussed in cases of CAIS, we show how the phenotype-genotype correlation can be refined by in vitro and structural studies according to the nature of the amino acid substitution, which in turn may have interesting impacts on the follow-up of these patients.
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Francoise Paris, Abdelhay Boulahtouf, Nicolas Kalfa, Marie Guibal, Laura Gaspari, et al.. Functional and Structural Study of the Amino Acid Substitution in a Novel Familial Androgen Receptor Mutation (W752G) Responsible for Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome. Sexual Development, Karger, 2018, ⟨10.1159/000491114⟩. ⟨hal-02291315⟩

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