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CTG18.1 and ERDA-1 CAG/CTG repeat size in bipolar disorder

Guy, Carol, Bowen, Timothy, Jones, Ian Richard, McCandless, F., Owen, Michael John, Craddock, Nicholas John and O'Donovan, Michael Conlon 1999. CTG18.1 and ERDA-1 CAG/CTG repeat size in bipolar disorder. Neurobiology of Disease 6 (4) , pp. 302-307. 10.1006/nbdi.1999.0249

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Abstract

Several groups have reported association between large CAG/CTG repeat sequences in the genome and bipolar disorder using the Repeat Expansion Detection (RED) method. Unfortunately, the RED method cannot identify the specific repeat(s) responsible for these findings but it has recently been proposed that around 90% of the large CAG/CTG repeats detected by RED can be explained by repeat size at either CTG18.1, which maps to 18q21.1, or ERDA-1 (also known as Dir 1), which maps to 17q21.3. These data suggest that the previous associations between bipolar disorder and large CAG/CTG repeats might be explained at least in part by a specific association between bipolar disorder and either or both of these loci. However, using a case control study design, we find no evidence for such associations. Thus we conclude that in our sample, the previous RED associations are not a result of large CAG/CTG repeats at CTG18.1 or ERDA-1. Copyright 1999 Academic Press.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult,Age of Onset,Alleles,Bipolar Disorder/genetics*,Case-Control Studies,Chromosomes, Human, Pair 17/genetics,Chromosomes, Human, Pair 18/genetics,DNA-Binding Proteins*,Female,Gene Frequency,Genotype,Humans,Male,Middle Aged,TCF Transcription Factors,Trans-Activators/genetics,Transcription Factor 7-Like 2 ProteinTranscription Factors*,Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion/genetics* Substances DNA-Binding Proteins,TCF Transcription Factors,TCF7L2 protein, human,Trans-Activators,Transcription Factor 7-Like 2 Protein,Transcription Factors
Additional Information: Grant Support Wellcome Trust/United Kingdom Publication Types Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Full Text Sources Elsevier Science Other Literature Sources COS Scholar Universe Medical Bipolar Disorder - MedlinePlus Health Information
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0969-9961
Last Modified: 17 May 2018 18:34
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/57940

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