Neuromedin beta: a strong candidate gene linking eating behaviors and susceptibility to obesity.

@article{Bouchard2004NeuromedinBA,
  title={Neuromedin beta: a strong candidate gene linking eating behaviors and susceptibility to obesity.},
  author={Luigi Bouchard and Vicky Drapeau and V{\'e}ronique Provencher and Simone Lemieux and Yvon C. Chagnon and Treva Rice and D. Chandrasekhar Rao and Marie Claude Vohl and Angelo Tremblay and Claude Bouchard and Louis P{\'e}russe},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={1478-86}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is frequently associated with eating disorders, and evidence indicates that both conditions are influenced by genetic factors. However, little is known about the genes influencing eating behaviors. OBJECTIVE The objective was to identify genes associated with eating behaviors. DESIGN Three eating behaviors were assessed in 660 adults from the Quebec Family Study with the use of the Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire. A genome-wide scan was conducted with a total of 471… CONTINUE READING
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