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Impact of FTO genotypes on BMI and weight in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: FTO gene single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been shown to be associated with obesity-related traits and type 2 diabetes. Several small studies have suggested a greater than expected effect of the FTO rs9939609 SNP on weight in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We therefore aimed to examine the impact of FTO genotype on BMI and weight in PCOS. METHODS: A systematic search of medical databases (PubMed, EMBASE and Cochrane CENTRAL) was conducted up to the end of April 2...

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10.1007/s00125-012-2638-6

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Journal:
Diabetologia More from this journal
Volume:
55
Issue:
10
Pages:
2636-2645
Publication date:
2012-10-01
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Language:
English
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uuid:f25fe3f3-3bcd-4d30-aa85-6717d2a391e7
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352690
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2013-11-16

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