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Academic Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2020, 1(3); doi: 10.38007/AJAS.2020.010303.

Breeding of Androgen Receptor (AR) Gene and Its Relationship with Antler Production in Sika Deer


Lei Dai

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Lei Dai

Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China


Androgen receptor (AR) is a type I steroid receptor in nuclear receptor superfamily. It is a ligand dependent transcription regulatory protein located in cells. Antler production is the most basic link in deer industry. As a production index, its production level directly affects production efficiency. In this study, the androgen receptor gene was used as a candidate gene to affect the antler capacity. The molecular marker was mainly used to find the molecular marker to affect the antler production, and the correlation analysis was carried out with the antler characteristics of sika deer, and the genetic polymorphism of sika deer was analyzed. The results showed that when the saw blade type was 1, the fresh antler weight of sika deer was 1092g, the estimated value was 1124g; when the saw blade type was 2, the fresh antler weight of sika deer was 1421g, the estimated value was 1532g; the estimated antler yield of sika deer was 115g higher than that of AA type, the difference was significant (P < 0.05), the BB genotype was 18G higher than AB genotype, the difference was not significant (P > 0.05), and the mutation of androgen receptor gene would affect it The biological function of androgen and its receptor combination, the mutation of androgen receptor gene will play a biological role by affecting the combination of androgen and its receptor, thus affecting the production of antler of sika deer.


Sika Deer, Androgen Receptor, Gene Breeding, Effect of Antler Yield

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Lei Dai. Breeding of Androgen Receptor (AR) Gene and Its Relationship with Antler Production in Sika Deer. Academic Journal of Agricultural Sciences (2020), Vol. 1, Issue 3: 27-39. https://doi.org/10.38007/AJAS.2020.010303.


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