Association of monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) polymorphisms and clinical subgroups of major depressive disorders in the Han Chinese population

  title={Association of monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) polymorphisms and clinical subgroups of major depressive disorders in the Han Chinese population},
  author={San-Yuan Huang and Ming-Teng Lin and Wei-Wen Lin and Cheng-Chang Huang and Mee-Jen Shy and Ru-Band Lu},
  journal={The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry},
  pages={544 - 551}
It has been proposed that an MAOA abnormality may be an important factor in the development of major depressive disorder (MDD). Various polymorphisms of the MAOA gene have been investigated for possible associations with mood disorders, but results have been inconsistent. The goal of the present study was to investigate whether polymorphisms of the MAOA gene are associated with MDD or alternatively with different clinical subgroups of MDD. A total of 590 Han Chinese subjects in Taiwan (312… 

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