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The fat mass- and obesity-associated locus and dietary intake in children.

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BACKGROUND: A region of chromosome 16 containing the fat mass-and obesity-associated gene (FTO) is reproducibly associated with fat mass and body mass index (BMI), risk of obesity, and adiposity. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to assess the possibility that appetite plays a role in the association between FTO and BMI. DESIGN: Detailed dietary report information from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children allowed the exploration of relations between FTO variation and dietary intake. Analyse...

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Timpson, NJ More by this author
Emmett, PM More by this author
Frayling, TM More by this author
Hattersley, AT More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
88
Issue:
4
Pages:
971-978
Publication date:
2008-10-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:f06bbd91-ee40-4e91-9e9a-a60d142577b3
Source identifiers:
10024
Local pid:
pubs:10024

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