Polymorphism of DRD2 gene and ADHD.

  title={Polymorphism of DRD2 gene and ADHD.},
  author={Omar {\vS}er{\'y} and Ivana Drt{\'i}lkov{\'a} and Pavel Theiner and Ren{\'a}ta Pitelov{\'a} and Radim Staif and Vladim{\'i}r Znojil and Jan Lochman and William Didden},
  journal={Neuro endocrinology letters},
  volume={27 1-2},
OBJECTIVES Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent childhood disorder. Evidence from the family and twin studies suggest that ADHD is familiar and highly heritable. Association studies are frequently used for the searching of markers responsible for genetic basis of ADHD. We investigated TaqI polymorphism of the dopamine receptor D2 (DRD2) in relationship with ADHD. The association between TaqI A polymorphism of DRD2 gene and ADHD has previously been published. DESIGN… CONTINUE READING