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Association of the dopamine receptor (DRD4, DAT) gene polymorphisms with vital exhaustion in an open population among 25—64-year-old men (Novosibirsk): Epidemiological study according to the WHO MONICA-psychosocial program

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Objective: to study the association of the DRD4, DAT genes with vital exhaustion in an open 25—64-old-year male population. A random representative sample of 657 men aged 25—64 years, living in one of the Novosibirsk districts was examined within the WHO MONICA project in 1994. The MONICA-MOPSY test was used to estimate the level of vital exhaustion. The examined DRD4, DAT gene Polymorphisms were genotypes in the Laboratory of Molecular Genetic Studies, Therapy Research Institute, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (Novosibirsk). Results. The genotype containing allele 7 in the dopamine receptor subtype 4 (DRD4) gene, as well as genotype 9/9 in the dopamine-transporter protein (DAT) gene are significantly associated with the high level of vital exhaustion. Conclusion. The vital exhaustion is significantly associated with certain DRD4, DAT gene polymorphisms in the open 25—64-year-old male population of Novosibirsk.


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Gafarov V.V., Voyevoda M.I., Gromova E.A., Maksimov V.N., Gafarova A.V., Gagulin I.V., Yudin N.S., Mishakova T.M. Association of the dopamine receptor (DRD4, DAT) gene polymorphisms with vital exhaustion in an open population among 25—64-year-old men (Novosibirsk): Epidemiological study according to the WHO MONICA-psychosocial program. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2012;4(1):57-63. (In Russ.)

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