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Implication of European-derived adiposity loci in African Americans

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Obesity is a major public health problem, resulting in increased morbidity and mortality and heavy economic burdens on health-care systems. In the United States, the financial consequence is considerable. A great deal of effort has been dedicated to research with the goal of understanding factors mediating disease risk and progression of obesity.
subject
African American
BMI
Genome-wide association study
Obesity
contributor
Hester, Jessica Marie (author)
Bowden, Donald W (committee chair)
Howard, Timothy D (committee member)
Nicklas, Barbara (committee member)
Hawkins, Gregory A (committee member)
date
2013-06-06T21:19:23Z (accessioned)
2013-06-06T21:19:23Z (available)
2013 (issued)
degree
Molecular Genetics & Genomics (discipline)
identifier
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/38518 (uri)
language
en (iso)
publisher
Wake Forest University
title
Implication of European-derived adiposity loci in African Americans
type
Dissertation

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