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A common variant in the FTO locus is associated with waist-hip ratio in Indian adolescents

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Background: Common variants in the FTO locus, and near MC4R locus, have been shown to have a robust association with obesity in children and adults among various ethnic groups. Associations with obesity traits among Indian adolescents have not been determined. Objective: To study the association of rs9939609 (FTO) and rs17782313 (MC4R) to obesity related anthropometric traits in Indian adolescents. Methods: Subjects for the current study were recruited from a cross-sectional cohort of 1,230 a...

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Journal:
Pediatric Obesity
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2013-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2047-6310
ISSN:
2047-6302
URN:
uuid:4552dc5c-e113-4e74-9147-136669b5ea51
Source identifiers:
435275
Local pid:
pubs:435275
Language:
English
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