Analysis of polymorphisms in the &agr;‐subunit of the olfactory G‐protein Golf in lithium‐treated bipolar patients

@article{Zill2003AnalysisOP,
  title={Analysis of polymorphisms in the \&agr;‐subunit of the olfactory G‐protein Golf in lithium‐treated bipolar patients},
  author={Peter Zill and Petros N Malitas and Brigitta Bondy and Rolf R. Engel and Fotini Boufidou and Stefanie Behrens and Basil Alevizos and Chryssoula Nikolaou and George N. Christodoulou},
  journal={Psychiatric Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={65–69}
}
Objective This study examines the &agr;‐subunit of the olfactory G‐protein (Golf) as a possible candidate gene for bipolar disorder. The &agr;‐subunit of the Golf gene maps to a region on chromosome 18p that has been implicated in several linkage studies as a potential site of a bipolar disorder susceptibility loci. Methods We investigated whether two polymorphisms in the &agr;‐subunit of the Golf gene (A→G in intron 3 and T→G in intron 10) are associated with bipolar disorder in a sample of… 

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