Animal Models of Androgen Insensitivity

  • Leslie P. Bullock
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 196)


In the human, androgen resistance has been associated with several different defects which result in complete to partial insensitivity to male hormones. These disorders include 5α-reductase deficiency, complete and incomplete forms of testicular feminization (Tfm), Reifenstein’s Syndrome one form of male infertility, and a possible postreceptor defect.1 Well-characterized animal models of androgen resistance are available only for testicular feminization.


Androgen Receptor Submaxillary Gland Testosterone Enanthate Preputial Gland Male Pseudohermaphrodite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leslie P. Bullock
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineTufts University School of Veterinary MedicineJamaica PlainUSA

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