Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Alcoholism

Chromosome:

08

Location:

85.7 cM

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 D8S1988 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:

484

Last Modified 8/1/2004

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