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The interaction between FTO rs9939609 and physical activity is associated with a 2‐fold reduction in the risk of obesity in Kor

Body Composition Assessment
Cho et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, BFM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Korea

Journal : Am J Hum Biol.

Objective FTO (fat mass and obesity‐associated) gene is a well‐known genetic risk factor for obesity. We investigated whether physical activity modulates the effect of FTO rs9939609 on obesity in Korean population. Methods The study analyzed the correlation between physical activity and obesity in 8840 individuals representing the Korea Association Resource (KARE). The association between obesity‐related traits and single‐nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) was assessed using linear regression models. Physical activity was …
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