Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Alcoholism

Chromosome:

16

Location:

16

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 D16S475 in affected siblings (P = 0.0004 and P = 0.0001 for ALDX2 and ALDX3 class alcoholism repectivley) only when the allele was transmitted paternally (Wyszynski DF et al, 1999).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

476

Last Modified 8/1/2004

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