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Associations of Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphism rs1544410 with Adiposity Phenotypes

Body Composition Assessment
E Sharif et al.
Used Parameters : BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Qatar

Journal : International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Background: Vitamin D receptor (VDR) is present on adipocytes, and many studies were performed to investigate the association between polymorphisms in VDR gene with obesity. However, in the Arab Gulf populations, whereas obesity prevalence is increasing dramatically, only a few studies were addressed this relation with obesity based only on body mass index. This study aimed to find the association between three different VDR polymorphisms BsmI (rs1544410), ApaI (rs7975232) and TaqI (rs731236) BsmI, with the …
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