[Drosophila] Human Obesity Genes Revealed Based On Fly Experiments

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Is obesity a "body shape"? Could one have this LAMA5 gene and still maintain
healthy BMI?


Dokorek wrote:
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> On the basis of the results of these fly experiments, the research
> team then tested three common variations in the human LAMA5 gene and
> discovered two gene variants that were associated with body shape, one
> in women of European American descent and the other affecting women of
> American African descent.
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