Genetic markers of adult obesity risk are associated with greater early infancy weight gain and growth

Cathy E Elks, Ruth J F Loos, Stephen J Sharp, Claudia Langenberg, Susan M Ring, Nicholas J Timpson, Andy R Ness, George Davey Smith, David B Dunger, Nicholas J Wareham, Ken K Ong

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Abstract

Genome-wide studies have identified several common genetic variants that are robustly associated with adult obesity risk. Exploration of these genotype associations in children may provide insights into the timing of weight changes leading to adult obesity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e1000284
JournalPLoS Medicine
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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