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Association between androgen receptor gene polymorphism and bone density in older women using hormone replacement therapy.

Authors
  • Retornaz, Fréderique
  • Paris, Françoise
  • Lumbroso, Serge
  • Audran, Françoise
  • Tigoulet, Fabien
  • Michelon, Cécile
  • Jeandel, Claude
  • Sultan, Charles
  • Blain, Hubert
Type
Published Article
Journal
Maturitas
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 20, 2006
Volume
55
Issue
4
Pages
325–333
Identifiers
PMID: 16759824
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In conclusion, our results suggest that BMD may be associated with AR gene polymorphism in postmenopausal women using HRT but not with SI. Further studies are needed to investigate the mechanisms of the interaction between HRT, BMD and AR found in the present study.

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