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ADHD gene #6. Serotonin receptor 1B gene (HTR1B) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #6: Serotonin Receptor 1B (HTR1B), human chromosome #6 (section q13) This is our sixth gene of topic in our discussion of ADHD genes. The Serotonin Receptor 1B gene (HTR1B). Like the 5 ADHD genes previously discussed, the gene HTR1B is thought to have at least some influence on the development of ADHD. (If you would ... Read on »
ADHD gene #5: Serotonin transporter gene (5-HTT) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #5: Serotonin Transporter Gene (5-HTT, also referred to as "SLC6A4"): 5-HTTLPR long allele, location 17q11.1-12 This is the fifth gene that is being discussed on our list of ADHD genes. If you are not familiar with some of the terms in this post, here is a section on background information as it pertains to our study ... Read on »
ADHD Gene#4: Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase Gene (DBH) by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #4: Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase Gene (DBH), Location: Chromosome 9 (q34) Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase (DBH) is the fourth gene on our list of ADHD Genes. For humans, it is listed on the 9th Chromosome ("q34" refers to a the specific location on the chromosome for the gene). For a list of the other ADHD genes that are be ... Read on »
Gene-Environment Interaction: Get Into My Genes, Part 2 by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 15 Apr 2009 11:09pm The latest book I've been slogging through is Nick Lane's Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life (Oxford University Press, 2005). I *heart* mitochondria. Our silent ancestral roots can be traced through mitochondrial DNA (as can coyotes -- see previous post). Mitochondrial DNA are vastly different from our nuclear DNA w ... Read on »
Gene Genie #30 at Gene Expression by Bertalan M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 4:11pm The jubilee 30thedition is up atGene Expression. A great compilation of human genetics-related articles and blogposts. Read on »
Gene Genie #25 at The Gene Sherpa by Bertalan M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 4:11pm The25thedition is up atThe Gene Sherpa. Many thanks toSteve Murphyfor hosting Gene Genie! If you plan to host an edition in April, drop me a line (berci.mesko at gmail.com). Read on »
Gene splicing, SNP, Jumping genes, Transposons by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 6:29pm I was looking for an easy way to explain DNA, Gene splicing, SNP, Jumping genes, Transposons and such to a non biologist without using too much technical jargons. And then I came across a study by University of Cambridge about how human mind reacts and learns written text , JUst see if you can read the following text, They are sure not spelli ... Read on »
Gene splicing, SNP, Jumping genes, Transposons by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 8:10pm I was looking for an easy way to explain DNA, Gene splicing, SNP, Jumping genes, Transposons and such to a non biologist without using too much technical jargons. And then I came across a study by University of Cambridge about how human mind reacts and learns written text , JUst see if you can read the following text, They are sure not spelli ... Read on »
News About Diabetes & Genes -- New Genetic Risk Factors Found & New Blood Test to Test for Genes, Which Put You At Risk by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:10pm Lately, the news keeps coming in connecting genes and type 2 diabetes. Today, as MSNBC reports, thanks to the Associated Press, a new study -- one of the largest yet -- reveals that scientists studying more than 32,000 people in five countries found clusters of new gene variants that raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes. The study, which was ... Read on »
ADHD Gene #7 SNAP 25 Gene by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm ADHD Genes ADHD Gene #7: SNAP 25 Gene, T1065G allele, Human location: Chromosome #20 (20p11.2) This will be our final installment in a series of 7 ADHD genes. Much of the information here is summarized in a publication by Faraone and Khan in a 2006 article in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. There will be further discussions on the to ... Read on »