TITLE

No association between COMT val158met polymorphism and suicidal behavior: meta-analysis and new data

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p151
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research which examines whether there exists an association between catechol-o-methyl-transferase (COMT) val158met and suicidal behavior. It is reported that, COMT is a catabolic enzyme for catecholaminergic neurotransmitters in the brain. According to the research, there exists no association between COMTmet and suicidal behavior.
ACCESSION #
66585664

 

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