Association study of dopamine transporter gene and schizophrenia in Korean population using multiple single nucleotide polymorphism markers.

Abstract

Inherited or acquired dysfunction of the dopamine system is believed to underlie the core symptoms of schizophrenia, and there are some evidences that dopamine transporter activity may be altered in schizophrenic patients. Therefore, dopamine transporter gene (DAT1) has been traditionally considered a probable candidate gene for the association study of… (More)

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