Genome-wide association study for early-onset and morbid adult obesity identifies three new risk loci in European populations
David Meyre, Jerome Delplanque, Jean-Claude Chevre, Cecile Lecoeur, Stephane Lobbens, Sophie Gallina, Emmanuelle Durand, Vincent Vatin, Franck Degraeve, Christine Proenca, Stefan Gaget, Antje Koerner, Peter Kovacs, Wieland Kiess, Jean Tichet, Michel Marre, Anna-Liisa Hartikainen, Fritz Horber, Natascha Potoczna, Serge Hercberg Show all
Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2009
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We thank the subjects and families who participated in this study. This work was supported by grants from the "Agence Nationale de la Recherche," the "Conseil Regional Nord-Pas de Calais/Fonds europeen de developpement economique et regional," Genome Quebec/Genome Canada and the Medical Research Council. The German cohorts and projects were supported by grants from the German Research Council (KFO152 "Atherobesity"). We thank F. Allegaert, M. Deweirder, R. Tauscher and A. Berthold for their technical support in DNA extraction and distribution. We thank P. Bougneres and C. Le Stunff for providing DNA samples of the "Saint Vincent de Paul'' obese children cohort. Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986 (NFBC1986) was supported by the European Commission; contract number QLG1-CT-2000-01643, Biocenter, University of Oulu, Finland and the Academy of Finland. We thank L. Peltonen for providing NFBC1986 DNA samples. We acknowledge the "Centre de Medecine Preventive (CMP) de Vandoeuvre les Nancy'' where the STANISLAS cohort was recruited.