Genetics and Alcoholism: Whats the Connection?

With the advent of microarrays that can measure hundreds of thousands tomillions of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) across the genome,genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have provided a relatively unbiased wayto identify specific genes that contribute to a phenotype. To date, GWAS havefocused on common variants, with allele frequencies of 5% or … Read more