Quantitative genetics of sexual dimorphism in body fat measurements.

  title={Quantitative genetics of sexual dimorphism in body fat measurements.},
  author={Anthony Gean Comuzzie and John Blangero and Michael C. Mahaney and Braxton D. Mitchell and Michael P. Stern and Jean W Maccluer},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  volume={5 6},
A variance decomposition analysis using maximum likelihood methods was employed to examine the genetic architecture of sexual dimorphism in anthropometric traits in a large pedigreed sample of Mexican American individuals from San Antonio, Texas. For this analysis the magnitude of sexual dimorphism was viewed as arising from a special case of genotype by… CONTINUE READING