Do gene variants influencing adult adiposity affect birth weight? A population-based study of 24 loci in 4,744 Danish individuals

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Ehm A Andersson, Kasper Pilgaard, Charlotta Pisinger, Marie N Harder, Niels Grarup, Kristine Færch, Camilla Sandholt, Pernille Poulsen, Daniel R Witte, Torben Jørgensen, Allan Vaag, Oluf Pedersen, Torben Hansen

Several obesity risk alleles affecting adult adiposity have been identified by the recent wave of genome wide association studies. We aimed to examine the potential effect of these variants on fetal body composition by investigating the variants in relation to birth weight and ponderal index of the newborn.
Original languageEnglish
JournalP L o S One
Volume5
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)e14190
ISSN1932-6203
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

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