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The ‘Boozing’ Gene

by Savitha C Muppala on  April 6, 2011 at 5:55 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News   - G J E 4
Recent insight from Imperial College has pointed to the presence of a particular gene connected to increasing the risk of boozing or alcohol consumption.
 The ‘Boozing’ Gene
The ‘Boozing’ Gene
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The gene named as "autism susceptibility candidate 2" has also been linked to autism and scientists are curious to understand the functions of this particular gene.

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Paul Elliott, a professor at Imperial said, "The difference that this particular gene makes is only small, but by finding it we've opened up a new area of research into the biological mechanisms that control drinking."

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