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Gene × environment interaction of vigorous exercise and body mass index among male Vietnam-era twins123

By Jeanne M McCaffery, George D Papandonatos, Dale S Bond, Michael J Lyons and Rena R Wing

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Background: Secular trends over the past several decades suggest an environmental influence on body mass index (BMI). However, twin models that incorporate a gene-environment correlation and gene × environment interaction have not been applied to elucidate specific environmental factors that affect the heritability of BMI

Topics: Obesity and Eating Disorders
Publisher: American Society for Nutrition
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2667452
Provided by: PubMed Central
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