Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Obesity, BMI

Chromosome:

13

Location:

13q32

Description:

A genome-wide parent-of-origin linkage study for obesity (BMI, body mass index, waist circumference) was carried out in European American (1,297 individuals from 260 families), German (370 from 89 families) and African American samples (277 from 52 samples). For quantitive trait analysis a paternal effect was observed at 13q32, with a single point LOD score of 4.79 and a multipoint score of 3.72 for body-mass-index (Dong C et al, 2005).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

1011

Last Modified 6/18/2007

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