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

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Justice, A.E. ; Winkler, T.W. ; Feitosa, M.F. ; Graff, M. ; Fisher, V.A. ; Young, K. ; Vink, J.M. ; North, K.E. ; Cupples, L.A. (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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