Genetics and Alcoholism

Tracy Aquilla aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu
Sat Dec 3 15:02:02 EST 1994


In Article <3bnr1t$il at ixnews1.ix.netcom.com>, ScottCW at ix.netcom.com (Scott
Wilks) wrote:
>        I am writing a term paper on the genetic link which causes 
>alcoholism in some people.  I have plentiful information on the disease 
>itself and its ramification, but nothing more than a passing reference 
>to the genetics.  If anyone knows where I might be able to locate some 
>more substancial information on the topics, the help would be greatly 
>appreciated.  Thanks for your time.
>                                        ---Scott Wilks

I think that this is because the 'alcoholic' gene has not been identified.

Tracy Aquilla, Ph.D.
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
University of Vermont
aquilla at salus.med.uvm.edu



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