gene related to violence?

Keith Robison robison at
Wed Nov 8 12:20:16 EST 1995

Barbara Germon (isbgg at wrote:
: Does anyone know of research being done to identify a gene thought to
: cause a predisposition to violent behavior in humans who have it?  If so,
: where could I get more information?

There has been 1 or a pair of studies purporting to link a polymorphism
in the monoamine oxidase gene to violent behaviour.  You could probably
find more information in Medline or OMIM.  

Bounce off|omim

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at 

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