The Major "T" allele is associated with:

  • Decreased levels of oxytocin in the brain (TT) (R).
  • Increased risk of depressive moods (TT) (R).
  • Increased risk of Autism (TT) (R).
  • Decrease in empathy toward a partner in a romantic relationship (TT) (R). 
  • Less social behavior (TT) (R)
  • Less generosity and kindness (TT) (R)
  • CT in females exhibits the most empathy (R).

rs13316193

Parent Gene: OXTR

Importance: 3
Less common allele: C = 40%
More common allele: T = 60%
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