Taxon:

Human

Gene:

CNTNAP2 (autism)

Chromosome:

07

Location:

7q35, 151-154 cM

Description:

There is significant linkage of autism to this region. A single SNP, rs7794745, in intron 2 of CNTNAP2, showed significant association with autism. Among male patients, the transmission frequency was significantly greater from mothers than from fathers (in a smaller group of female patients there was no difference between maternal and paternal transmission) (Arking DE et al 2008).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

1183

Last Modified 1/28/2008

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