Chromosome - 11 SNP - rs6277 Gene Name - DRD2

Basic Information

  • SNP rs6277
  • Chromosome 11
  • Gene Name DRD2
  • Weight of evidence 219
Genotype Frequency
  • CT
  • CC
  • TT
Allele Frequency
  • T
  • C

SNP Expression Description

General SNP Description

This SNP is one of several SNPs associated with the dopamine receptor in this gene. The C  allele is associated with a higher risk for Schizophrenia. This SNP is also associated with: Memory Disorders, Nicotine Dependence and Alcoholism. A missense mutation in this gene causes Myoclonus Dystonia. Other disease associated with this gene include the following: Alcoholism, Parkinson Disease, Prolactinoma, Parkinsonism, Hyperprolactinemia, Catalepsy, Extrapyramidal Syndrome and Psychotic. This gene is also associated with Pathological Gambling and Substance Abuse, including: Nicotine Dependence, Cocaine Dependence, Heroin Dependence.

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