AR-V7 Detection Service

Androgen receptor variant 7 (AR-V7) is a predictive biomarker with research potential. Creative BioMart Biomarker provides customers with mRNA and protein level detection services to help customers advance relevant research progress. Our testing service is only suitable for research purposes and not for any clinical diagnosis.

AR-V7 Testing
Analyte: AR-V7
Synonyms: androgen receptor variant 7
Sample Type: whole human blood, tissue sample
Assay Platform: quantitative RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Biomarker Application Area: prostate cancer
* Perform three replicate tests on each sample, and include appropriate controls in each assay.

Assay Background

AR-V7 is a splice variant of androgen receptor mRNA, and is often used as a biomarker in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) related research to explore its potential as a predictive biomarker. Next-generation androgen receptor axis-targeted therapies (AATTs) is a treatment strategy for mCRPC. The AR-V7 encoding protein lacks the ligand binding domain, and is a biomarker for resistance to AATT, which can achieve constitutive activation of AR target genes in the absence of androgens. AR-V7 protein can form heterodimers with full-length AR, activate PSA, and stimulate cell growth under special circumstances. AR-V7 has higher mRNA expression levels in prostate tumors and can be detected in circulating tumor cells and peripheral blood of patients with metastatic prostate cancer. The expression of AR-V7 in prostate cancer cells is a predictive factor related to mCRPC, which may have guiding significance in the treatment of mCRPC patients.

Transcript Structure for Splice Variant AR-V7.
Figure 1. Transcript Structure for Splice Variant AR-V7. (Zhang, et al. 2019)

Workflow of Biomarker Detection at Creative BioMart Biomarker


Customers provide: samples, reagents/kits (reagents/kits can also be provided or purchased by our company).

We provide: remaining samples and reagents, complete experimental reports (including experimental raw data, experimental procedures, instrument and reagent information, and professional result analysis).

Test cycle: 10 working days or less.

Why Choose Creative BioMart Biomarker for AR-V7 Detection Service?

  • High-quality technology platform
  • Creative BioMart Biomarker has established a number of technical platforms that can be used for biomarker detection. We provide quantitative RT-PCR and IHC technologies platforms for AR-V7 mRNA and protein level analysis, respectively, and you can choose according to your research needs.

  • Experienced experts team
  • Our experts have extensive experience in biomarker testing, and will perform each test in full accordance with standard experimental operating procedures to ensure that the test results delivered are accurate and repeatable.

  • Fast testing and reasonable price
  • We have been committed to providing customers with efficient services to ensure that the experimental results are delivered within the predetermined time. Our testing services have reasonable and competitive prices in the industry, which can help customers reduce research costs.

If you are interested in our services, please feel free to contact us, Creative BioMart Biomarker is here to offer you professional and thoughtful service.


  1. Zhang, T.; et al. The androgen receptor splice variant AR-V7 as a biomarker of resistance to androgen-axis targeted therapies in advanced prostate cancer. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 2019, 18(1): 1-10.


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