A genome-wide linkage scan for body mass index on Framingham Heart Study families

@article{Moslehi2003AGL,
  title={A genome-wide linkage scan for body mass index on Framingham Heart Study families},
  author={Roxana Moslehi and Alisa M Goldstein and Michael Beerman and Lynn R Goldin and Andrew Bergen},
  journal={BMC Genetics},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={S97 - S97}
}
Genome-wide scan data from a community-based sample was used to identify the genetic factors that affect body mass index (BMI). BMI was defined as weight (kg) over the square of height (m), where weight and height were obtained from the first measurement available between the ages of 40 and 50 years. Significant familial correlations were observed in mother:father (spouse) relative pairs and in all relative pairs examined except parent:daughter pairs. Single-point sib-pair regression analysis… CONTINUE READING

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