Journal of Down Syndrome & Chromosome Abnormalities

Journal of Down Syndrome & Chromosome Abnormalities
Open Access

ISSN: 2472-1115

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Ramakrishnan V

Ramakrishnan V
Chettinad Academy of Research and Education Chettinad Health City,
Kelambakkam, Tamil Nadu

  • Short Commentary
    MAOA Gene Associated with Aggressive Behavior in Humans
    Author(s): Ramakrishnan V and Akram Husain RSRamakrishnan V and Akram Husain RS

    The focus on behavioral genetics is primarily associated with destructive and anti-social behavioral activity and its findings are dispersed to the human beings. Behavioral genetics is multi-disciplinary, involving academic areas such as biology, genetics, psychology, social science and humanities. Monoamine oxidase is a mitochondrial enzyme involved in metabolism of various biological amines which are important neurotransmitters in the pathogenesis of major psychiatric disorders. In this review, the inheritance pattern and clinically significant polymorphisms of MAOA gene has been described. The results of abnormal behavior among human beings have stimulated research in understanding the relationship between metabolomic, genetic makeup which is surrounding with the environmental factors. The findings from behavioral research have ability to change the individual’s characters. R.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2472-1115.1000120

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