This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics, a multi-institute team from the UK report on the identification of common and low-frequency variants associated with severe early-onset obesity. The scientists conducted single-nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variation association analyses in more than 1,500 children with obesity and about 5,300 controls.

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