robison at nucleus.harvard.edu
Thu Apr 20 07:33:44 EST 1995
Look in On-Line Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
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It is a standard textbook on human genetic disease. You might
also try searching biosequence databases for the gene "obese"
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI
robison at mito.harvard.edu
2b16salzbren at vms.csd.mu.edu wrote:
: I.The genetic aspect of weight loss
: A)genetic factors of metabolic rate (ie. hereditary)
: D)sex-linkage or any autosomal linkage of these or any other genes relat ed to weight loss.
: E)case studies of families and the weight of each family member. (espec ially families with genetic disorders)
: F)do certain genetic disorders contribute to susceptibility to weight lo ss?
: G)genes responsible for enzymatic levels (enzymes which act on fats, sugars, proteins, and other injested foods.
: H)comparison of genetic vs. environmental factors on weight levels and w eight loss.
: I hope someone out there can help me a little. I have a feeling this paper will turn out to be pretty interesting.
: 2b16salzbren at vms.csd.mu.edu
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