Genome-wide association study of smoking behaviours among Bangladeshi adults.

  title={Genome-wide association study of smoking behaviours among Bangladeshi adults.},
  author={Maria Argos and Lin Jian Tong and Brandon L Pierce and Muhammad Rakibuz-Zaman and Alauddin Ahmed and T. M. Rezwanul Islam and Mahfuzar Rahman and Rachelle M Paul-Brutus and Ronald O Rahaman and Shantanu Sen Roy and Farzana Jasmine and Muhammad G Kibriya and Habibul Ahsan},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  volume={51 5},
BACKGROUND The high prevalence of tobacco use in some developing nations, including Bangladesh, poses several public health challenges for these populations. Smoking behaviour is determined by genetic and environmental factors; however, the genetic determinants of smoking behaviour have not been previously examined in a Bangladeshi or South Asian population… CONTINUE READING