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Haplotype analysis of the apolipoprotein A5 gene in obese pediatric patients.
OBJECTIVE Apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) gene variants have been shown to be associated with elevated TG levels; the T-1131C (rs662799) variant has been reported to confer risk for the metabolic syndromeExpand
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Functional glucokinase regulator gene variants have inverse effects on triglyceride and glucose levels, and decrease the risk of obesity in children.
OBJECTIVE Recently, the association of the natural variants rs1260326 and rs780094 of the glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) gene with increased fasting triglycerides and decreased fasting plasmaExpand
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Association of Gln223 Arg polymorphism of the leptin receptor gene with indicators of energy expenditure in obese children.
OBJECTIVE Gln223 Arg polymorphism of the leptin receptor (LEPR) gene is one of the most frequently examined polymorphisms of this gene and has been suggested to be associated with energy expenditureExpand
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Ghrelin, metabolic and hormonal parameters during OGTT in patients with obesity and anorexia nervosa
Anorexia and obesity are the opposite states of body weight and body fat, but it is not known that regulating mechanisms of body weight are the same or not? Anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated withExpand
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