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Physical activity, smoking, and genetic predisposition to obesity in people from Pakistan: the PROMIS study.

Author:
  • Shafqat Ahmad
  • Wei Zhao
  • Frida Renström
  • Asif Rasheed
  • Maria Samuel
  • Mozzam Zaidi
  • Nabi Shah
  • Nadeem Hayyat Mallick
  • Khan Shah Zaman
  • Mohammad Ishaq
  • Syed Zahed Rasheed
  • Fazal-Ur-Rheman Memon
  • Bashir Hanif
  • Muhammad Shakir Lakhani
  • Faisal Ahmed
  • Shahana Urooj Kazmi
  • Philippe Frossard
  • Paul Franks
  • Danish Saleheen
Publishing year: 2015
Language: English
Publication/Series: BMC Medical Genetics
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: BioMed Central

Abstract english

Multiple genetic variants have been reliably associated with obesity-related traits in Europeans, but little is known about their associations and interactions with lifestyle factors in South Asians.

Keywords

  • Medical Genetics

Other

Published
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • ISSN: 1471-2350
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