Gene Linked To Alcohol And Cocaine Dependence

The search for genes associated with alcohol dependence has recently been extended to the tachykinin receptor 3 gene, located within a broad region on chromosome 4q. Researchers have found that seven of the nine single nucleotide polymorphisms — DNA sequence variations — in the 3′ region of TACR3 have a significant association with AD as well as cocaine dependence.

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