[Relationship between alcoholism and HTR2 MspI polymorphism].

  title={[Relationship between alcoholism and HTR2 MspI polymorphism].},
  author={Eiji Yoshihara and Kazuhiko Iwahashi and Kiyoshi Ameno and Katsuya Nakamura and Mio Ito and Munehiro Enomoto and Iwao Ijiri and Shoji Harada},
  journal={Nihon Arukoru Yakubutsu Igakkai zasshi = Japanese journal of alcohol studies & drug dependence},
  volume={34 5},
We investigated the human serotonin receptor, HTR2 genotype among 73 alcoholics. We found that there might not be a significant difference between alcoholics and controls in the frequency of HTR2 C1/C2 gene (MspI polymorphism). This result suggested that the HTR2 C1/C2 gene might not be associated with the risk factor for developing alcohol dependence… CONTINUE READING