Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Alcoholism

Chromosome:

04

Location:

4q26

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 FABP2 in affected siblings (P = 0.0003 and P = 0.0005 for ALDX1 and ALDX3 class alcoholism respectivley) only when the allele was transmitted maternally (Wyszynski DF et al, 1999).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

479

Last Modified 12/4/2005

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