Sex-specific findings from a genome-wide linkage analysis of human fatness in non-Hispanic whites and African Americans: The HyperGEN Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Body Composition
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Obesity
  • Quantitative Trait Loci
  • Sex Factors

abstract

  • The locations with highest LOD scores have been previously reported for obesity phenotypes, indicating that at least two genomic regions influence obesity-related traits. Furthermore, our results indicate the importance of considering context-dependent effects in the search for obesity QTLs.

publication date

  • June 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/sj.ijo.0802916

PubMed ID

  • 15809668

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 639

end page

  • 49

volume

  • 29

number

  • 6