The Genetics of the Alcoholism II: Review of the AssociationStudies Since 1990 to 2002 – Dopamine Receptors


Authors: O. Šerý 1;  O. Slabý 1;  P. Zvolský 2
Authors‘ workplace: Laboratoř neurobiologie a molekulární psychiatrie Katedra srovnávací fyziologie živočichů a obecné zoologie Přírodovědecká fakulta MU, Brno, vedoucí katedry prof. RNDr. V. Šimek, CSc. 1 Psychiatrická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. J. 2
Published in: Čes. a slov. Psychiat., , 2004, No. 5, pp. 284-294.
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The authors present the fi rst part of a complete review of the results of association studies dealingalcoholism since 1990 until 2003. Most investigated genes related to alcoholism are involved indopamine neurotransmission. The present paper is focused on the relationship between dopaminereceptors and alcoholism. Up to now, many DRD1, DRD2, DRD3 and DRD4 polymorphisms have beenstudied. Our review resumes and comments these association studies.

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