FTO gene

Known as: FTO, KIAA1752, fat mass and obesity associated 
This gene is involved in the demethylation of nucleic acids.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Genomewide association studies can be used to identify disease-relevant genomic regions, but interpretation of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have reproducibly associated variants within introns of FTO with increased risk for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
We report here that fat mass and obesity-associated protein (FTO) has efficient oxidative demethylation activity targeting the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Genome-wide association studies have identified SNPs within FTO, the human fat mass and obesity–associated gene, that are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Several independent, genome-wide association studies have identified a strong correlation between body mass index and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Objective:Polymorphisms in the obesity-associated gene, FTO, have been linked with sensitivity to satiety in children, indicating… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Variation in the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene has provided the most robust associations with common… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obesity is a serious international health problem that increases the risk of several common diseases. The genetic factors… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Variants in the FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) gene are associated with increased body mass index in humans. Here, we show… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We identified a set of SNPs in the first intron of the FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) gene on chromosome 16q12.2 that is… (More)
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