Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Alcoholism

Chromosome:

09

Location:

9q34.13

Description:

Parent-of-origin effects were observed in sib-pair analysis of 105 families with recurrent alcoholism. The study revealed an increased sharing of the marker D9S64 in affected siblings (P = 0.0004 for ALDX1 class alcoholism) only when the allele was transmitted paternally (Wyszynski DF et al, 1999).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

475

Last Modified 1/20/2011

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