Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits.

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Justice, AE ; Winkler, TW ; Feitosa, MF ; Graff, M ; Fisher, VA ; Young, K ; Barata, L ; Deng, X ; Czajkowski, J ; Hadley, D ; Ngwa, JS ; Ahluwalia, TS ; Chu, AY ; Heard-Costa, NL ; Lim, E ; Perez, J ; Eicher, JD ; Kutalik, Z ; Xue, L ; Mahajan, A ; Renström, F ; Wu, J ; Qi, Q ; Ahmad, S ; Alfred, T ; Amin, N ; Bielak, LF ; Bonnefond, A ; Bragg, J ; Cadby, G ... view all 317 authors (2017)

Few genome-wide association studies (GWAS) account for environmental exposures, like smoking, potentially impacting the overall trait variance when investigating the genetic contribution to obesity-related traits. Here, we use GWAS data from 51,080 current smokers and 1... View more
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