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Oxytocin Receptor – OXTR



Gene Summary
Gene: Oxytocin Receptor
Gene Symbol: OXTR
Related Analyte(s): Cortisol
Common SNPs
rs53576 , rs2254298 , rs1042778
Assay Methodology
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

How to collect Oxytocin Receptor – OXTR


References & OXTR Related Research

  1. Lerer, E. et al. (2008). Association between the oxytocin receptor (OXTR) gene and autism: relationship to Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales and cognition. Molecular Psychiatry. 13, 980-988.
  2. Skuse, D. et al. (2014). Common polymorphism in the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is associated with human social recognition skills. PNAS. 111(5), 1987-1992.
  3. Rodrigues, S. et al. (2009). Oxytocin receptor genetic variation relates to empathy and stress reactivity in humans. PNAS. 106(50), 21437-21441.
  4. Spahire-Bernstein, S. et al. (2011). Oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) is related to psychological resources. PNAS. 108(37), 15118 – 15122.

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