Study Report

Basic Info
Citation Lambert, D., F. Middle, et al. (2005). "Stage 2 of the Wellcome Trust UK-Irish bipolar affective disorder sibling-pair genome screen: evidence for linkage on chromosomes 6q16-q21, 4q12-q21, 9p21, 10p14-p12 and 18q22." Mol Psychiatry 10(9): 831-841.
Disease Type Bipolar Disorder
Study Design pedigree
Study Type Candidate-region linkage study
Sample Size 395 bipolar affected sibling pairs
SNP/Region/Marker Size 494 microsatellite markers for 17 regions
Predominant Ethnicity Caucasian
Population British
Age Group The mean age of onset of mood disorder for the 464 BPI individuals was 24.9 years (SD=9.1 years), and the mean age at interview of all affected sibs was 47.3 years (SD=15.3 years).

Detail Info

Regions reported by this study for BD (count: 14)