Quantitative trait loci on chromosomes 3 and 17 influence phenotypes of the metabolic syndrome.

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Recent research has emphasized the importance of the metabolic cluster, which includes glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, and high blood pressure, as a strong predictor of the obesity-related morbidities and premature mortality. Fundamental to this association, commonly referred to as the metabolic syndrome, is the close interaction between abdominal fat… (More)

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@article{Kissebah2000QuantitativeTL, title={Quantitative trait loci on chromosomes 3 and 17 influence phenotypes of the metabolic syndrome.}, author={Ahmed H. Kissebah and Gabriele E. Sonnenberg and June H Myklebust and M. Goldstein and Karl W. Broman and R G James and J A Marks and Glenn R. Krakower and H. Jacob and J. Weber and L. Martin and John Blangero and Anthony Gean Comuzzie}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={2000}, volume={97 26}, pages={14478-83} }