Common variants near MC4R in relation to body fat, body fat distribution, metabolic traits and energy expenditure

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Sofia Inez Iqbal Kring, C Holst, Søren Toubro, Arne Astrup, Torben Hansen, Oluf Borbye Pedersen, T I A Sørensen

Common variants near melanocortin receptor 4 (MC4R) have been related to fatness and type 2 diabetes. We examined the associations of rs17782313 and rs17700633 in relation to body fat, body fat distribution, metabolic traits, weight development and energy expenditure.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Obesity
Volume34
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)182-9
Number of pages8
ISSN0307-0565
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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