Association between tryptophan hydroxylase gene polymorphisms and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Chinese Han population.

@article{Li2006AssociationBT,
  title={Association between tryptophan hydroxylase gene polymorphisms and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Chinese Han population.},
  author={Jun Li and Yufeng Wang and Rulun Zhou and Haobo Zhang and Li Yang and Bing Wang and Stephen V Faraone},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={141B 2},
  pages={126-9}
}
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a severe behavioral disorder in children known to have a substantial genetic component. Prior studies have implicated serotonin genes in the etiology of ADHD but have not examined tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH), which is a rate-limiting enzyme in serotonin biosynthesis. The current study examined the… CONTINUE READING