AIS; AR8; DHTR; HUMARA; HYSP1; KD; NR3C4; SBMA; SMAX1; TFM
The AR gene is associated with X-linked androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) (MedGen UID: 21102) and Kennedy spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (MedGen UID: 333282). Kennedy SBMA disease-related polyglutamine repeat expansions are not currently analyzed by this assay.
Order this gene as a single gene test.
AR: CAG repeat numbers are not determined.
Invitae tests that include this gene:
The AR gene encodes the androgen receptor, a nuclear hormone receptor and transcription factor that is important in development of the reproductive system, particularly in males (PMID: 23157556).
Invitae is a College of American Pathologists (CAP)-accredited and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)-certified clinical diagnostic laboratory performing full-gene sequencing and deletion/duplication analysis using next-generation sequencing technology (NGS).
Our sequence analysis covers clinically important regions of each gene, including coding exons, +/- 10 base pairs of adjacent intronic sequence in the transcript listed below. In addition, analysis covers the select non-coding variants specifically defined in the table below. Any variants that fall outside these regions are not analyzed. Any specific limitations in the analysis of these genes are also listed in the table below.
Our analysis detects most intragenic deletions and duplications at single exon resolution. However, in rare situations, single-exon copy number events may not be analyzed due to inherent sequence properties or isolated reduction in data quality. If you are requesting the detection of a specific single-exon copy number variation, please contact Client Services before placing your order.
|Gene||Transcript reference||Sequencing analysis||Deletion/Duplication analysis|
*AR: CAG repeat numbers are not determined.