location of rs2268490 (OXTR SNP)

location of rs2268490 (OXTR SNP)

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Jerusalem, Israel

#2 Jun 6, 2012
that's correct, it's on the 3rd intron of the OXTR gene

both of the references below provide figures of the OXTR gene and the location of the rs2268490 SNP

Lerer, E., Levi, S., Salomon, S., Darvasi, A., Yirmiya, N., & Ebstein, R.(2007). Association between the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and autism: relationship to Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales and cognition. Molecular Psychiatry, 13(10), 980-988.

Israel, S., Lerer, E., Shalev, I., Uzefovsky, F., Riebold, M., Laiba, E.,... Knafo, A.(2009). The oxytocin receptor (OXTR) contributes to prosocial fund allocations in the dictator game and the social value orientations task. PLoS One, 4(5), 5535.

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