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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Section on Neural Gene Expression (SNGE) Section on Neural Gene Expression (SNGE)

Table showing the chromosomal locations of vasopressin, oxytocin and their receptors

Species latin AVP OXT AVPR1A AVPR1B AVPR2 OXTR
human Homo sapiens 20 (p13) 20 (p13) 12 (q14-q15) 1 (q32) X (q28) 3 (p25)
chimp Pan troglodytes 20 20 12 1 X 3
rhesus Macaca mulatta 10 10 11 1 X 2
dog Canis familiaris 24 24 10 38 X 20
domestic cow Bos taurus 13(q21-q22) 13(q21-q22) 5 (q23-24) 16 X 22
sheep Ovis aries 13 13 3 (q23-24) 12   19
rat Rattus norvegicus 3 (q41-q42) 3 (q36) 7 (q21) 13 (q13) X (q37) 4 (q42)
mouse Mus musculus 2 (73.2 cM) 2 (73.5 cM) 10 (D3) 1 (E4) X (29.52 cM) 6 (E3)
European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus     7q21      
oppossum Monodelphis domestica 5 5 8      
chicken Gallus gallus 4 4 1 26 1 12