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The strongest finding is in ADH4, which appears to be associated with the early onset of regular drinking. CHRM2 The M2 muscarinic receptor gene on chromosome 7q was associated with alcohol dependence and major depression in the COGA study, an association that has been replicated. The association with depression recalls the cholinergic-adrenergic balance hypothesis of Janowsky and colleagues from the 1970s (in which a relative increase in central cholinergic activity is associated with depression and a relative increase in central adrenergic activity with mania).

5 or 2 standard deviation units below the mean for controls). If consideration is given only to studies of large numbers of cases and controls, most reports find 25â 50% of persons with schizophrenia as falling in the variably defined "deficit range" for working memory. Several lines of evidence suggest that working memory deficits are in part heritable. Twin studies of subjects unaffected and discordant for schizophrenia who are MZ and DZ twin pairs indicate that genetic influences in schizophrenia-related working memory deficits are prominent.

Using yeast two-hybrid analysis, evidence for physical interaction was found for G72 and D-amino-acid oxidase (DAO). DAO oxidizes D-serine, a glutamate receptor modulator. Coincubation of G72 and DAO in vitro revealed a functional interaction, G72 enhancing the activity of DAO. As a result, G72 has been named D-amino-acid oxidase activator (DAOA). Associations between DAOA and schizophrenia have been reported in samples from China, Germany, Ashkenazi Jews, South Africa, and the United States. Childhood-onset schizophrenia has been associated with DAOA in a small sample.

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