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A list of key readings about Genetics of obesity.
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Review Articles

1. Gene-Diet Interactions on Body Weight Changes. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 105, Issue 5, Supplement 1, May 2005, Pages 29-34. Ruth J.F. Loos, Tuomo Rankinen [[1]]

2. J Intern Med. 2003 Nov;254(5):401-25. Obesity--is it a genetic disorder? Loos RJ, Bouchard C. [[2]]

3. International Journal of Obesity (2010) 34, 6–17. The role of GNAS and other imprinted genes in the development of obesity. L S Weinstein, T Xie1, A Qasem, J Wang and M Chen. [[3]]

4. Journal of Physiology. 587(Pt 23):5577-84, 2009 Dec 1. Genetic basis of inter-individual variability in the effects of exercise on the alleviation of lifestyle-related diseases. Mori M. Higuchi K. Sakurai A. Tabara Y. Miki T. Nose H. [[4]]

5. Annual Review of Nutrition. 8:259-77, 1988. Heredity and Body Fat. C Bouchard, and L Perusse. [[5]]

6. FTO: the first gene contributing to common forms of human obesity R. J. F. Loos and C. Bouchard Obesity Reviews Volume 9, Issue 3, 246–250, May 2008 [6]

7. Magni P. et al. (2009) Feeding behavior in mammals including humans. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 1163:221-232. PMID 19456343[7]

8. Genetic factors in human obesity I. S. Farooqi, S. O’Rahilly Obesity Reviews Volume 8, pages 37–40, March 2007 [8]

9. Clinical Spectrum of Obesity and Mutations in the Melanocortin 4 Receptor Gene I. Sadaf Farooqi et al N Engl J Med 2003; 348:1085-1095 March 20, 2003 [9]

10. Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity Ruth J F Loos et al. Nature Genetics 40, 768 - 775 (2008) [10]

11. Genetics of Body Weight Regulation. Gregory S. Barsh, I. Sadaf Farooqi and Stephen O'Rahilly Nature 404, 644-651, 6 April 2000 [11]

Primary Research Papers

1. Kojima M, Hosoda H, Date Y, Nakazato M, Matsuo H, Kangawa K. Ghrelin is a growth-hormone-releasing acylated peptide from stomach. Nature. 1999 Dec 9;402(6762):656-60.

2. Zhang Y, Proenca R, Maffei M, Barone M, Leopold L, Friedman JM. Positional cloning of the mouse obese gene and its human homologue. Nature. 1994 Dec 1;372(6505):425-32.

3. Clément K, Vaisse C, Lahlou N, Cabrol S, Pelloux V, Cassuto D. A mutation in the human leptin receptor gene causes obesity and pituitary dysfunction. Nature. 1998 Mar 26;392(6647):398-401

4. Huszar D, Lynch CA, Fairchild-Huntress V, Dunmore JH, Fang Q, Berkemeier LR. Targeted disruption of the melanocortin-4 receptor results in obesity in mice. Cell. 1997 Jan 10;88(1):131-141.

5. Scuteri A, Sanna S, Chen WM, Uda M, Albai G et al. (2007) Genome-wide association scan shows genetic variants in the FTO gene are associated with obesity-related traits. PLoS Genetics. 3(7):e115 [[12]]

6. Krude H, Biebermann H, Luck W, Horn R, Brabant G,Gruters A. Severe early-onset obesity, adrenal insufficiency and red hair pigmentation caused by POMC mutations in humans. Nat Genet 1998; 19: 155–7. [[13]]