Essays about: "obesity-linked gene"
Found 2 essays containing the words obesity-linked gene.
1. Characterization of protein kinase D PKD in the regulation of Drosophila melanogaster homeostasisUniversity essay from SLU/Dept. of Microbiology
Abstract : Insulin signaling is one of the master keys for performing proper regulation of energy metabolism. Serious diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity occur due to mis-regulation of insulin pathway. Therefore, it is necessary to recognize the factors that function in the production of insulin and it’s signaling. READ MORE
2. Identification of obesity-associated SNPs in the human genome : Method development and implementation for SOLiD sequencing data analysisUniversity essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin
Abstract : Over the last few years, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been used to identify numerous obesity associated SNPs in the human genome. By using linkage studies, candidate obesity genes have been identified. When SNPs in the first intron of FTO were found to be associated to BMI, it became the first gene to be linked to common obesity. READ MORE