Sequence Variation in TMEM18 in Association With Body Mass Index: Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium Targeted Sequencing Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics, Volume 7, Issue 3, p.344-9 (2014)

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2014, July 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Genome-wide association studies for body mass index (BMI) previously identified a locus near TMEM18. We conducted targeted sequencing of this region to investigate the role of common, low-frequency, and rare variants influencing BMI.