Study Report

Basic Info
Citation Abou Jamra, R., C. M. Gobina, et al. (2008). "Association study between genetic variants at the VAMP2 and VAMP3 loci and bipolar affective disorder." Psychiatr Genet 18(4): 199-203.
Disease Type Bipolar Disorder
Study Design case-control
Study Type Candidate-gene association study
Sample Size 409 BD and 407 controls
SNP/Region/Marker Size 3 SNP markers at the VAMP2 gene locus and 4 SNP markers at the VAMP3 locus
Predominant Ethnicity Caucasian
Population German
Gender Initial sample included 409 BD patients (46.7% female and 53.3% male) and 407 controls (56.8% female and 43.2% male). Replication sample included 378 BD patients (46.6% female and 53.4% male) and 384 controls (56.3% female and 43.8% male)
Age Group adults : BD patients in initial sample: mean age=43.3 (SD=11.5) years, controls in initial sample: mean age=51.2 (SD=13.5) years. BD patients in replication sample: mean age=44.0 (SD=11.0) years, controls in replication sample: mean age=50.8 (SD=13.2) years.

Detail Info

SNPs reported by this study for BD (count: 6)

Haplotypes reported by this study for BD (count: 1)

Other variants reported by this study for BD (count: 1)

Genes reported by this study for BD (count: 2)