Common Variant rs9939609 in Gene FTO Confers Risk to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

@inproceedings{Li2013CommonVR,
  title={Common Variant rs9939609 in Gene FTO Confers Risk to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome},
  author={Tao Li and Keliang Wu and Li You and Xiuye Xing and Peng Wang and Linlin Cui and Hongbin Liu and Yuqian Cui and Yuehong Bian and Yunna Ning and Han Xiao Zhao and Rong Tang and Zi-Jiang Chen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) has been associated with obesity, especially the common variant rs9939609. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine-metabolic disorder and over 50% of patients are overweight/obese. Thus FTO is a potential candidate gene for PCOS but their relationship is confusing and remains to be clarified in different population with a large sample size. METHOD This study was performed adopting a two-stage design by genotyping SNP… CONTINUE READING
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