rs9939609 in the FTO gene is associated with obesity but not with several biochemical parameters in Sardinian obese children.

Abstract

Several studies have reported an association of the intronic single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs9939609 of the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene with obesity and with a number of obesity-related features. We studied the association of rs9939609 with obesity in 912 obese children and adolescents (426 males and 486 females, mean ± SD age 10.5 ± 3… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1809.2011.00674.x

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