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CHRNA3

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# SNPs18
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs10517302.578,601,997smoking and drinking
rs1291098478,599,285
rs1291438578,606,381
rs131728678,603,787
rs374307378,617,197
rs3743076078,616,885
rs374307778,602,554
rs374307878,602,417
rs488706778,594,605
rs57877678,596,058
rs649530878,615,314
rs649530978,622,903
rs66065278,595,490
rs802346278,622,392
rs804086878,618,839
rs804237478,615,690May affect lung cancer risk
rs819248278,593,856
rs93868278,604,205


The CHRNA3 gene on chromosome 15 encodes a cholinergic receptor, more specifically, the nicotinic receptor alpha 3 subunit. Like other nicotinic receptors, it has been linked to nicotine dependence and lung cancer.

Specific SNPs reported from the CHRNA3 gene include: