A systematic search for a bipolar predisposing locus on chromosome 5.


Chromosome 5 markers spanning the pter to the qter were used to examine linkage to bipolar illness in 14 pedigrees. Twenty-four loci were examined in 237 individuals, of whom 69 were either bipolars or schizoaffectives. Marker genotypes were determined for each individual and lod scores were calculated under a dominant disease model with a maximum… (More)


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