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CHRNA3

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# SNPs20
 Max MagnitudeChromosome positionSummary
rs10517302.578,601,997smoking and drinking
rs12910984078,599,285
rs12914385078,606,381
rs1317286078,603,787
rs3743073078,617,197
rs3743074078,617,138
rs3743075078,617,110
rs3743076078,616,885
rs3743077078,602,554
rs3743078078,602,417
rs488706778,594,605
rs578776078,596,058
rs6495308078,615,314
rs6495309078,622,903
rs660652078,595,490
rs802346278,622,392
rs8040868078,618,839
rs8042374078,615,690May affect lung cancer risk
rs819248278,593,856
rs938682078,604,205


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: