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This SNP in the GABRA2 gene has been linked to Alcoholism.
[PMID 20698837] A Polymorphism in GABRA2 Is Associated With the Medial Frontal Response to Alcohol Cues in an fMRI Study
[PMID 18005236] Human gamma-aminobutyric acid A receptor alpha2 gene moderates the acute effects of alcohol and brain mRNA expression.
[PMID 18634760] Uncovering genes for cognitive (dys)function and predisposition for alcoholism spectrum disorders: a review of human brain oscillations as effective endophenotypes.
[PMID 18727688] The role of GABRA2 in alcohol dependence, smoking, and illicit drug use in an Australian population sample.
[PMID 18781239] Multiple-domain predictors of problematic alcohol use in young adulthood.
[PMID 19487630] Role of GABRA2 in trajectories of externalizing behavior across development and evidence of moderation by parental monitoring.
[PMID 19783384] Test of association between GABRA2 (SNP rs279871) and adolescent conduct/alcohol use disorders utilizing a sample of clinic referred youth with serious substance and conduct problems, controls and available first degree relatives.
[PMID 20133874] Cocaine effects on mouse incentive-learning and human addiction are linked to alpha2 subunit-containing GABAA receptors.
[PMID 21683760] Genetic association study of GABRA2 single nucleotide polymorphisms and electroencephalography in alcohol dependence.
[PMID 23974430] Gender-Specific Gene-Environment Interaction in Alcohol Dependence: The Impact of Daily Life Events and GABRA2
[PMID 22817768] Voluntary intravenous self-administration of alcohol detects an interaction between GABAergic manipulation and GABRG1 polymorphism genotype: a pilot study.