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GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI. / Alves, Alexessander Couto; De Silva, Maneka; Karhunen, Ville; Sovio, Ulla; Das, Shikta; Taal, H Rob; Warrington, Nicole M.; Lewin, Alex; Kaakinen, Marika; Cousminer, Diana L.; Thiering, Elisabeth; Timpson, Nicholas; Bond, Tom A; Lowry, Estelle; Brown, Christopher; Estivill, Xavier; Lindi, Virpi; Bradfield, Jonathan P; Geller, Frank; Speed, Doug; Coin, Lachlan J M; Loh, Marie; Barton, Sheila J; Beilin, Lawrence J; Bisgaard, Hans; Bonnelykke, Klaus; Alili, Rohia; Hatoum, Ida; Schramm, Katharina; Cartwright, Rufus; Charles, Marie-Aline; Salerno, Vincenzo; Clement, Karine; Claringbould, Annique; van Duijn, CM; Moltchanova, Elena; Frayling, Timothy; Freathy, Rachel; Lawlor, Debbie; Ring, Susan; Davey Smith, George; McCarthy, Mark I; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium; BIOS Consortium.

In: Advances in Medical Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 9, eaaw3095, 04.09.2019.

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Alves, AC, De Silva, M, Karhunen, V, Sovio, U, Das, S, Taal, HR, Warrington, NM, Lewin, A, Kaakinen, M, Cousminer, DL, Thiering, E, Timpson, N, Bond, TA, Lowry, E, Brown, C, Estivill, X, Lindi, V, Bradfield, JP, Geller, F, Speed, D, Coin, LJM, Loh, M, Barton, SJ, Beilin, LJ, Bisgaard, H, Bonnelykke, K, Alili, R, Hatoum, I, Schramm, K, Cartwright, R, Charles, M-A, Salerno, V, Clement, K, Claringbould, A, van Duijn, CM, Moltchanova, E, Frayling, T, Freathy, R, Lawlor, D, Ring, S, Davey Smith, G, McCarthy, MI, Järvelin, M-R, Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium & BIOS Consortium 2019, 'GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI', Advances in Medical Sciences, vol. 5, no. 9, eaaw3095. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw3095

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Alves, A. C., De Silva, M., Karhunen, V., Sovio, U., Das, S., Taal, H. R., ... BIOS Consortium (2019). GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI. Advances in Medical Sciences, 5(9), [eaaw3095]. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw3095

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Alves AC, De Silva M, Karhunen V, Sovio U, Das S, Taal HR et al. GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI. Advances in Medical Sciences. 2019 Sep 4;5(9). eaaw3095. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw3095

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Alves, Alexessander Couto ; De Silva, Maneka ; Karhunen, Ville ; Sovio, Ulla ; Das, Shikta ; Taal, H Rob ; Warrington, Nicole M. ; Lewin, Alex ; Kaakinen, Marika ; Cousminer, Diana L. ; Thiering, Elisabeth ; Timpson, Nicholas ; Bond, Tom A ; Lowry, Estelle ; Brown, Christopher ; Estivill, Xavier ; Lindi, Virpi ; Bradfield, Jonathan P ; Geller, Frank ; Speed, Doug ; Coin, Lachlan J M ; Loh, Marie ; Barton, Sheila J ; Beilin, Lawrence J ; Bisgaard, Hans ; Bonnelykke, Klaus ; Alili, Rohia ; Hatoum, Ida ; Schramm, Katharina ; Cartwright, Rufus ; Charles, Marie-Aline ; Salerno, Vincenzo ; Clement, Karine ; Claringbould, Annique ; van Duijn, CM ; Moltchanova, Elena ; Frayling, Timothy ; Freathy, Rachel ; Lawlor, Debbie ; Ring, Susan ; Davey Smith, George ; McCarthy, Mark I ; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta ; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium ; BIOS Consortium. / GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI. In: Advances in Medical Sciences. 2019 ; Vol. 5, No. 9.

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title = "GWAS on longitudinal growth traits reveals different genetic factors influencing infant, child and adult BMI",
abstract = "Early childhood growth patterns are associated with adult health, yet the genetic factors and the developmental stages involved are not fully understood. Here, we combine genome-wide association studies with modeling of longitudinal growth traits to study the genetics of infant and child growth, followed by functional, pathway, genetic correlation, risk score, and colocalization analyses to determine how developmental timings, molecular pathways, and genetic determinants of these traits overlap with those of adult health. We found a robust overlap between the genetics of child and adult body mass index (BMI), with variants associated with adult BMI acting as early as 4 to 6 years old. However, we demonstrated a completely distinct genetic makeup for peak BMI during infancy, influenced by variation at the LEPR/LEPROT locus. These findings suggest that different genetic factors control infant and child BMI. In light of the obesity epidemic, these findings are important to inform the timing and targets of prevention strategies.",
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AU - Das, Shikta

AU - Taal, H Rob

AU - Warrington, Nicole M.

AU - Lewin, Alex

AU - Kaakinen, Marika

AU - Cousminer, Diana L.

AU - Thiering, Elisabeth

AU - Timpson, Nicholas

AU - Bond, Tom A

AU - Lowry, Estelle

AU - Brown, Christopher

AU - Estivill, Xavier

AU - Lindi, Virpi

AU - Bradfield, Jonathan P

AU - Geller, Frank

AU - Speed, Doug

AU - Coin, Lachlan J M

AU - Loh, Marie

AU - Barton, Sheila J

AU - Beilin, Lawrence J

AU - Bisgaard, Hans

AU - Bonnelykke, Klaus

AU - Alili, Rohia

AU - Hatoum, Ida

AU - Schramm, Katharina

AU - Cartwright, Rufus

AU - Charles, Marie-Aline

AU - Salerno, Vincenzo

AU - Clement, Karine

AU - Claringbould, Annique

AU - van Duijn, CM

AU - Moltchanova, Elena

AU - Frayling, Timothy

AU - Freathy, Rachel

AU - Lawlor, Debbie

AU - Ring, Susan

AU - Davey Smith, George

AU - McCarthy, Mark I

AU - Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta

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