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Complex relationship between obesity and the fat mass and obesity locus

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In the 21st century, obesity has become a serious problem because of increasing obese patients and numerous metabolic complications. The primary reasons for this situation are environmental and genetic factors. In 2007, FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) was the first gene identified through a genome-wide association study (GWAS) associated with obesity in humans. Subsequently, a cluster of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the first intron of the FTO gene was discovered to be asso...

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Peer reviewed
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10.7150/ijbs.17051

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Chemistry
Subgroup:
Inorganic Chemistry
Publisher:
Ivyspring International Publisher Publisher's website
Journal:
International journal of Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
5
Pages:
615-629
Publication date:
2017-05-15
Acceptance date:
2017-03-24
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EISSN:
1449-2288
Pubs id:
pubs:697731
URN:
uri:44a02dd4-b256-406e-967b-ff51c692324a
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uuid:44a02dd4-b256-406e-967b-ff51c692324a
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pubs:697731

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