The genetic contribution to non-syndromic human obesity

@article{Walley2009TheGC,
  title={The genetic contribution to non-syndromic human obesity},
  author={A. Walley and Julian E. Asher and P. Froguel},
  journal={Nature Reviews Genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={431-442}
}
  • A. Walley, Julian E. Asher, P. Froguel
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Genetics
  • The last few years have seen major advances in common non-syndromic obesity research, much of it the result of genetic studies. This Review outlines the competing hypotheses about the mechanisms underlying the genetic and physiological basis of obesity, and then examines the recent explosion of genetic association studies that have yielded insights into obesity, both at the candidate gene level and the genome-wide level. With obesity genetics now entering the post-genome-wide association scan… CONTINUE READING
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