DNA: Dopamine Receptor - DRD2

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Recommended Collection Method

SOS (preferred), SIS, SCS or 500 uL Passive Drool


2-5 ug genomic DNA (?)

Special Considerations

Methods Paper: Assessing genetic polymorphisms using DNA extracted from cells present in saliva samples.

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  4. Glatt, SJ et al (2006). The Cys allele of the DRD2 Ser311Cys polymorphism has a dominant effect on risk for schizophrenia: evidence from fixed- and random-effects meta-analyses. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 41B(2), 149-154.
  5. Clarke, TK. et al. (2014). The Dopamine Receptor D2 (DRD2) SNP rs1076560 is Associated with Opioid Addiction. Annals of human genetics. 78(1), 33-39.

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