Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Body mass index (BMI), obesity

Chromosome:

05

Location:

67.4 - 75.4 cM

Description:

In a genome-wide linkage analysis assessing parent-of-origin effects in the inheritance of body mass index (kg/m2) in Pima Indians, a region on chromosome 5 showed evidence of linkage to maternal alleles (LOD = 1.7) but not paternal (LOD = 0)(Lindsay RS et al. 2001).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

450

Last Modified 5/31/2011

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