Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Body mass index (BMI), obesity

Chromosome:

11

Location:

127.5 - 136.6 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 11 showed evidence of linkage to paternal alleles (LOD = 1.6) but not maternal (LOD = 0.5) (Lindsay RS et al. 2001).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

452

Last Modified 3/12/2015

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