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Mineralocorticoid Receptor – MR, NR3C2

Gene Summary
Gene: Mineralocorticoid Receptor
Gene Symbol: MR,MLR, or MCR
Also Known As: NR3C2
Related Analyte(s): Cortisol
Assay Methodology
Genomic DNA, purified using silica based membrane columns is analyzed by TaqMan® SNP Genotyping Assays run on the 7900HT real time PCR system
Yield: 2-5 ug genomic DNA

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Better results begin with better saliva collection. This collection protocol features general considerations to maximize salivary DNA analysis. Use this collection protocol to plan your collection methodology and sampling schemes.

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Salimetrics SalivaLab - Easy & Accurate
Order Code (lab): 5811 (SNP Genotyping)
Transport Requirements: Ship on Dry Ice
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Salimetrics Assay Kits - Better Results

The validated method used by Salimetrics is proprietary and not available in assay kit form at this time.

References & MR Related Research

  1. Kellendonk, C. et al (2002). Corticosteroid receptors in the brain: gene targeting studies. Brain Research Bulletin. 57(1), 73-83
  2. Rogerson, FM. et al (2003). Dissecting mineralocorticoid receptor structure and function. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. 85(2-5), 389-396.
  3. Funder, JW. Et al (2005). Mineralocorticoid receptors: distribution and activation. Heart Failure Reviews. 10(1), 15-22
  4. DeRijk, R. et al (2005). Corticosteroid receptor genetic polymorphisms and stress responsivity. Endocrine. 28(3), 263-270.
  5. Vinkers, CH. Et al (2015). Mineralocorticoid receptor haplotypes sex-dependently moderate depression susceptibility following childhood maltreatment. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 54, 90-102.
Contact: Salimetrics (USA)
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