ADHD Genes Influence Medication Dosageby
in how much of a stimulant medication is needed for treating a person with ADHD. The gene in question is referred to as COMT, which is short for Catechol O- Methyltransferase. COMT"codes" for an important enzyme by the same name in humans...
Drugs, Genes and ADHDby
: Adderall (Mixed amphetamine salts)
Genes of interest: Catechol O-Methyltransferase (COMT) gene, Dopamine Transporter Gene (DAT)
In previous posts, we have spoken extensively about a gene called COMT, short...
Val Allele Linked to Protectiv ...by
Dr. Rubens D.
of the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene is associated with a protective effect on cognitive function... and women aged 70 to 79 and free of dementia at recruitment. Participants' DNA was analyzed for the COMT...
Placebo effect related to geneticsby
called Catechol-O-Methyltransferase (COMT). A person can have a number of variants of the COMT gene; met... Kathryn Hall, proposed that if dopamine is involved in the placebo effect, then a person’s COMT...