Using SNPs to unravel the genetic basis of obesity
Smith, Edward M. and Olivier, M. (Michael). (2006) Using SNPs to unravel the genetic basis of obesity. Clinical Laboratory International .Full text not available from this repository.
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Obesity is a multifactorial disorder influenced by both genetics and the environment, and its incidence is increasing rapidly worldwide. The analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) across the human genome, and their relation to obesity and associated traits is helping to determine some of the underlying genetic mechanisms controlling the onset and progression of the disorder. This review discusses how SNPs can be used to identify genes and/or variants associated with obesity.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QP Physiology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- )|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Obesity, Genotype-environment interaction, Phenotype, Genomics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Clinical Laboratory International|
|Publisher:||Reed Business Information - Belgium|
|Number of Pages:||2|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
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