Study Finds Weight Influenced by Thousands, Not Hundreds, of Genes | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new study suggests that more than 6,000 genes influence body weight in mice, leading researchers to speculate that the genetics of human obesity may be similarly complex.
 
Using information gleaned from the Jackson Laboratory Mouse Genome Database, researchers at Philadelphia’s Monell Chemical Senses Center investigated the effect of gene knockouts on mouse body weight.
 

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