Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Body mass index (BMI), obesity

Chromosome:

10

Location:

10p15; 6.0 - 19.7 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 10 showed evidence of linkage to paternal alleles (LOD = 1.7) but not maternal (LOD = 0) (Lindsay RS et al. 2001).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

451

Last Modified 1/13/2014

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