Genetics of obesity/Bibliography
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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 []
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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. []
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5. Annual Review of Nutrition. 8:259-77, 1988. Heredity and Body Fat. C Bouchard, and L Perusse. []
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 
8. Genetic factors in human obesity I. S. Farooqi, S. O’Rahilly Obesity Reviews Volume 8, pages 37–40, March 2007 
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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) 
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Primary Research Papers
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