Obesity susceptibility loci in Qataris, a highly consanguineous Arabian population Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arabs
  • Consanguinity
  • Genetic Loci
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Obesity

abstract

  • We showed a different genetic profile associated with obesity in the Qatari population compared to Western populations. Studying the genetic background of Qataris is of primary importance as the etiology of a given disease might be population-specific.

publication date

  • April 13, 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4422146

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/s12967-015-0459-3

PubMed ID

  • 25890290

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 119

volume

  • 13

number

  • 1