rs38845 is a SNP in the MET gene. It is significantly associated with Autism.

Carriers of the ''A'' allele are at an increased risk of developing Autism. A genotype analysis suggested an increased risk for the AA/GA genotypes compared with GG (a dominant effect of A) of nearly 2.5 times (P=0.02) [R].

The ''A'' allele was associated with both Autism and Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) [R].


Parent Gene: MET

Importance: 2
Less common allele: A = 36%
More common allele: G = 64%
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