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Impact on weight dynamics and general growth of the common FTO rs9939609: a longitudinal Danish cohort study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Obesity
0307-0565
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Publication Date
Volume
32
Issue
9
Pages
1388–1394
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2008.110
PMID: 18663371
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Fatness induced by FTO rs9939609 in early childhood is sustained until early adulthood, where further weight gain may occur. FTO rs9939609 may, however, also be associated with linear growth and LBM mainly through the effect on fat mass.

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