The authors conducted a case-control study of Parkinson's disease patients with and without visual hallucinations to investigate associations of the polymorphisms of the dopamine receptors D2 32806 C>T (Taq1A), D3 Ser 9Gly and Msp1, D5 978T>C and dopamine transporter 3′-UTR 40 bp VNTR with visual hallucinations in Parkinson's disease. No significant differences were found between hallucinators and non-hallucinators in either the genotypic or allelic distributions. Our data suggest that the loci investigated here are not associated with the visual hallucinogenesis in Parkinson's disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Jan 30 2004|
- Gene polymorphism
- Parkinson's disease
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