Association study of seven polymorphisms in four serotonin receptor genes on suicide victims

@article{Videti2006AssociationSO,
  title={Association study of seven polymorphisms in four serotonin receptor genes on suicide victims},
  author={Alja Videti{\vc} and Galina Punger{\vc}i{\vc} and Irena Zupani{\vc} Pajni{\vc} and Toma{\vz} Zupanc and Jo{\vz}e Bala{\vz}ic and Martina Tomori and Radovan Komel},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={141B}
}
A number of molecular genetic studies have investigated if serotonin (5‐HT) receptor subtypes are involved in the pathogenesis of depression, suicidal behavior, aggression, and impulsive behavior. Existence of many receptor subtypes for a single transmitter permits a great diversity of signaling raising the possibility that they may serve as genetic markers for suicidal behavior. Most previous studies of suicide have analyzed polymorphisms of the receptors 5‐HT1A, 5‐HT1B, 5‐HT2A, fewer have… 

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