Cristina Battistuzzi

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Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) activity is altered in mood disorders and lower activity associated with aggressive behavior. The gene has a functional polymorphism with a variable number tandem repeat (VNTR) in the upstream regulatory region (MAOA-uVNTR). In this study, we examined possible associations between the MAOA-uVNTR polymorphism and mood disorders,(More)
Dysfunction of the serotonin (5-HT1A) receptor (5-HTR1A) has been implicated in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis and the action of antidepressants. A common C(-1018)G [C(-1019)G] functional polymorphism in the promoter region of the human 5-HT1A receptor gene has been reported, which may be useful in identifying psychopathology associated with(More)
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