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Dopamine Receptor – DRD2

Gene Summary
Gene: Dopamine Receptor
Gene Symbol: DRD2
Related Analyte(s): Cotinine, Cortisol
Assay Methodology
Genomic DNA, purified using silica based membrane columns is analyzed by TaqMan® SNP Genotyping Assays run on the 7900HT real time PCR system
Yield: 2-5 ug genomic DNA

Collect Saliva Samples

DNA SALIVA COLLECTION CONSIDERATIONS

Better results begin with better saliva collection. This collection protocol features general considerations to maximize salivary DNA analysis. Use this collection protocol to plan your collection methodology and sampling schemes.

APPROVED SALIVARY DNA COLLECTION METHODS

Test Saliva Samples

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Salimetrics SalivaLab - Easy & Accurate
Order Code (lab): 5811 (SNP Genotyping)
Transport Requirements: Ship on Dry Ice
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Salimetrics Assay Kits - Better Results

The validated method used by Salimetrics is proprietary and not available in assay kit form at this time.

References & DRD2 Related Research

  1. Jaber, M. et al. (1996). Dopamine Receptors and Brain Function. Neuropharmacology. 35(11), 1503-1519.
  2. Donald C. Cooper, (2008). Introduction to Neuroscience I, pp. 90
  3. Doehring, A et al (2009). Genetic diagnostics of functional variants of the human dopamine D2 receptor gene. Psychiatric Genetics. 19(5), 259-268.
  4. Glatt, SJ et al (2006). The Cys allele of the DRD2 Ser311Cys polymorphism has a dominant effect on risk for schizophrenia: evidence from fixed- and random-effects meta-analyses. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 41B(2), 149-154.
  5. Clarke, TK. et al. (2014). The Dopamine Receptor D2 (DRD2) SNP rs1076560 is Associated with Opioid Addiction. Annals of human genetics. 78(1), 33-39.
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Salimetrics’ COVID-19 Status – 8 April 2020 – No change to Prior Update:

Salimetrics’ Sales and Customer Service, as well as all other non-laboratory personnel, have successfully transitioned to working remote and are fully able to provide support to our customers.

Our Salimetrics Pennsylvania Manufacturing Center remains open for customer orders and shipments. All Salimetrics’ laboratory personnel are following PPE guidelines per CDC Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2).

The Salimetrics’ SalivaLab, located in California, is open to receive samples. In accordance with State of California Executive Order N-33-20 effective March 19, 2020, our Carlsbad, California facility, including R&D and SalivaLab personnel, will remain open working on research critical to the COVID-19 response; onsite SalivaLab personnel will be able to receive samples, and in some cases, test and send data.  All Salimetrics’ laboratory personnel are following PPE guidelines per CDC Biosafety Level 2 (BSL-2).

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