Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 3rd, 2003
"The beta(3)-adrenergic receptor gene (BAR-3) allelic variant (Trp64Arg and Arg64Arg) is correlated with obesity or non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. The mitochondrial NADH dehydrogenase subunit-2 gene (ND2) variant (Mt5178A) is associated with longevity or less susceptibility to adult-onset diseases. The frequencies of both the variants are high among the Japanese population," scientists in Japan report.
"Cross-sectional analysis of these variants was conducted to determine if they...
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