Association between −308 G/A TNF-α Polymorphism and Appendicular Skeletal Muscle Mass Index as a Marker of Sarcopenia in Normal Weight Obese Syndrome

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L. Di Renzo ; F. Sarlo ; L. Petramala ; L. Iacopino ; G. Monteleone ; C. Colica ; A. De Lorenzo (2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Disease Markers, volume 35, issue 6, pages 615-623 (issn: 0278-0240, eissn: 1875-8630)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3830785, doi: 10.1155/2013/983424
  • Subject: Research Article | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Article Subject

Background and Aim. Normal weight obese (NWO) syndrome is characterized by normal body mass index (BMI), but high amount of fat mass and reduced lean mass. We evaluated allelic frequency of the G/A −308 TNF-α polymorphism and prevalence of sarcopenia in NWO. Methods. We... View more
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