ERIC Number: EJ674241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Association between the Dopamine Receptor D5 Gene and the Liability to Substance Dependence in Males: A Replication.
Vanyukov, Michael M.; Maher, Brion S.; Ferrell, Robert E.; Devlin, Bernard; Marazita, Mary L.; Kirillova, Galina P.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v10 n4 p55-63 2001
The heritability of substance dependence (SD) liability is based on polymorphisms at the genes that are likely to be related to the function of the central nervous system. We have recently shown an association between the dopamine D5 receptor gene and SD liability. We report herein a replication of this association in an independent case-control sample. (Contains 28 references and 2 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: "Etiology of Substance Use Disorder in Children and Adolescents." For related articles, see CG 560 741-752.