Taxon:

Human

Gene:

Obesity, BMI

Chromosome:

02

Location:

2q31

Description:

A genome-wide linkage analysis for obesity (BMI and percentage of fat mass) in Caucasians showed significant maternal linkage (LOD = 3.34) for 2q31 compared to paternal linkage (LOD = 0.61; Guo YF et al, 2006).

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

1236

Last Modified 4/30/2010

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