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AVPR1A and OXTR polymorphisms are associated with sexual and reproductive behavioral phenotypes in humans.

Prichard, Zoe; Mackinnon, Andrew; Jorm, Anthony F; Easteal, Simon

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Distinct life history patterns have been observed and characterized in humans and appear to have a heritable component. The specific genetic variation responsible for the heritability is unknown. This study tested two plausible candidate genes for association with human life history characteristics using a sample of Caucasian men and women taken from a large Australian community survey. Associations were found between two polymorphisms within the AVPR1A gene and age of first sexual intercourse...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30330
Source: Human Mutation
DOI: 10.1002/humu.9510

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