Predicting Weight Loss of Obese Adolescents in Lifestyle Interventions by Genetic Screening: A Promising Approach for Researchers and Clinicians
The Journal of Pediatrics, 06/15/2012
Reinehr T et al. – Genome–wide association studies including hundreds of thousands of probands have been performed to indentify new obesity susceptibility loci for body mass. So far, >30 human single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) have been identified to be associated with obesity.