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Multiple novel gene-by-environment interactions modify the effect of FTO variants on body mass index.

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Genetic studies have shown that obesity risk is heritable and that, of the many common variants now associated with body mass index, those in an intron of the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene have the largest effect. The size of the UK Biobank, and its joint measurement of genetic, anthropometric and lifestyle variables, offers an unprecedented opportunity to assess gene-by-environment interactions in a way that accounts for the dependence between different factors. We jointly exami...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/ncomms12724

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Statistics
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
7
Pages:
12724
Publication date:
2016-09-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-12
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EISSN:
2041-1723
ISSN:
2041-1723
Pmid:
27596730
Source identifiers:
634676
Language:
English
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pubs:634676
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uuid:90dc0d59-a7fb-4d1f-b133-6b65feac3745
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pubs:634676
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2017-12-21

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