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Neale, B M; et al,; Steinhausen, H C (2010). Case-control genome-wide association study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49(9):906-920.

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Although twin and family studies have shown attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to be highly heritable, genetic variants influencing the trait at a genome-wide significant level have yet to be identified. Thus additional genomewide association studies (GWAS) are needed.

METHOD: We used case-control analyses of 896 cases with DSM-IV ADHD genotyped using the Affymetrix 5.0 array and 2,455 repository controls screened for psychotic and bipolar symptoms genotyped using Affymetrix 6.0 arrays. A consensus SNP set was imputed using BEAGLE 3.0, resulting in an analysis dataset of 1,033,244 SNPs. Data were analyzed using a generalized linear model.

RESULTS: No genome-wide significant associations were found. The most significant results implicated the following genes: PRKG1, FLNC, TCERG1L, PPM1H, NXPH1, PPM1H, CDH13, HK1, and HKDC1.

CONCLUSIONS: The current analyses are a useful addition to the present literature and will make a valuable contribution to future meta-analyses. The candidate gene findings are consistent with a prior meta-analysis in suggesting that the effects of ADHD risk variants must, individually, be very small and/or include multiple rare alleles.
2010 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Contributors:IMAGE II Consortium Group
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
DDC:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:September 2010
Deposited On:17 Jan 2011 18:49
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 20:34
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0890-8567
Publisher DOI:10.1016/j.jaac.2010.06.007
PubMed ID:20732627
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 41
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