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Novel association approach for variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) identifies DOCK5 as a susceptibility gene for severe obesity

Julia S El-Sayed Moustafa, Hariklia Eleftherohorinou, Adam J de Smith, Johanna C Andersson-Assarsson, Alexessander Couto Alves, Eleni Hadjigeorgiou, Robin G Walters, Julian E Asher, Leonardo Bottolo, Jessica L Buxton, Rob Sladek, David Meyre, Christian Dina, Sophie Visvikis-Siest, Peter Jacobson, Lars Sjostrom, Lena MS Carlsson, Andrew Walley, Mario Falchi, Philippe Froguel Show all

Human Molecular Genetics | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2012

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Funding Acknowledgements

J.S.El-S.M. is supported by an Imperial College Department of Medicine PhD studentship. J.L.B. is supported by Wellcome Trust fellowship grant number WT088431MA. A. C. A. and L.J.M.C. acknowledge support from the European Commission, Framework 7, grant number 223367. L. B. acknowledges the support of the Wellcome Trust Value-in-People award. A. I. F. B. acknowledges support from Diabetes UK. The STANISLAS Family Study was supported by the Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Maladies des Travailleurs Salaries (CNAM), the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale (INSERM), the Region Lorraine, the Communaute Urbaine du Grand Nancy, the Universite de Lorraine and the BioIntelligence project. This work was supported by grants from the Wellcome Trust (grant ref. 079534/z/06/z), Swedish Research Council (K2010-55X-11285-13), the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research to Sahlgrenska Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, the Swedish Diabetes Foundation and the Swedish federal government under the LUA/ALF agreement.