Monoamine oxidase A gene promoter polymorphism affects novelty seeking and reward dependence in healthy study participants.

@article{Shiraishi2006MonoamineOA,
  title={Monoamine oxidase A gene promoter polymorphism affects novelty seeking and reward dependence in healthy study participants.},
  author={Hiroaki Shiraishi and Akihito Suzuki and Takashi Fukasawa and Toshiaki Aoshima and Yukihiro Ujiie and Genki Ishii and Koichi Otani},
  journal={Psychiatric genetics},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={55-8}
}
It has been suggested that monoamine oxidase A plays an important role in the characterization of personality. Previous studies on the association between the polymorphism of variable number tandem repeat in the promoter region of the monoamine oxidase A gene and personality traits have, however, been unproductive. In the present study, the association between the monoamine oxidase A variable number tandem repeat polymorphism and personality traits assessed by the Temperament and Character… CONTINUE READING

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