Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, April 1st, 2009
"We investigated whether the FTO rs9939609 T>A single nucleotide polymorphism might alter CRP levels in a population-based sample of 2,415 participants from a large prospective cohort study. Genotype/phenotype relationships were studied by linear trend analysis stratified by sex. The rs9939609 A-allele was significantly associated with CRP levels in both genders (men, +21%, P = 0.002; women, +14%, P = 0.01 per A-allele). The...
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