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Energy metabolism in Bardet-Biedl syndrome.

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INTRODUCTION: Obesity is a consistent presenting feature of the Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), a hereditary disorder caused by a single gene defect. This contrasts sharply with general obesity which, despite a strong hereditary component, has a multifactorial aetiology. For BBS, the phenotypic characterisation of the components of energy balance and the implications for their management remains relatively uninvestigated. OBJECTIVE: A case-control study to determine whether energy metabolism in ...

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10.1038/sj.ijo.0802420

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Journal:
International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Volume:
27
Issue:
11
Pages:
1319-1324
Publication date:
2003-11-05
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
URN:
uuid:ec07b7de-96ad-47f0-99b2-15da25051dcc
Source identifiers:
429997
Local pid:
pubs:429997

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