The taqI DRD2 A1 allele is associated with alcohol-dependence although its effect size is small.

@article{Berggren2006TheTD,
  title={The taqI DRD2 A1 allele is associated with alcohol-dependence although its effect size is small.},
  author={Ulf Berggren and Claudia Fahlke and Erik Aronsson and Aikaterini Karanti and Matts Eriksson and K Blennow and Dag Steinar Thelle and Henrik Zetterberg and Jan Balldin},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={2006},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={479-85}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous studies of the relationship between the TaqIA DRD2 A1 allele and alcohol-dependence have been performed and many of these have shown an association whereas others have not (Noble, 2003). This has consequently generated some controversy as to whether such an association actually exists (Noble, 2003). In the two recent meta-analyses by Noble (2003) and Young et al. (2004) some very important methodological issues have been discussed, which need to be addressed in forthcoming… CONTINUE READING