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Sexual dimorphisms in genetic loci linked to body fat distribution.

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Obesity is a chronic condition associated with increased morbidity and mortality and is a risk factor for a number of other diseases including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Obesity confers an enormous, costly burden on both individuals and public health more broadly. Body fat distribution is a heritable trait and a well-established predictor of adverse metabolic outcomes. Body fat distribution is distinct from overall obesity in measurement, but studies of body fat distribution ...

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10.1042/BSR20160184

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publisher:
Portland Press
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Bioscience Reports More from this journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-10
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1573-4935
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English
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673022
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2017-02-09

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