Gene Variant Associated With Cocaine Dependence, Cocaine-Induced Paranoia, Boston University School of Medicine, Yale University School Of Medicine, And University of Connecticut

ScienceDaily (Mar. 3, 2009) — Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, have discovered that variants in the a-endomannosidase (MANEA) gene are associated with cocaine addiction and cocaine-induced paranoia in European American and African American populations. These findings appear in the March issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.

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