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A Trans-ancestral Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies Reveals Loci Associated with Childhood Obesity.

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Jonathan P Bradfield Suzanne Vogelezang Janine F Felix Alessandra Chesi Øyvind Helgeland Momoko Horikoshi Ville Karhunen Estelle Lowry Diana L Cousminer Tarunveer S Ahluwalia Elisabeth Thiering Eileen Tai-Hui Boh Mohammad H Zafarmand Natalia Vilor-Tejedor Carol A Wang Raimo Joro Zhanghua Chen William J Gauderman Niina Pitkänen Esteban J Parra Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes Akram Alyass Claire Monnereau John A Curtin Christian T Have Shana E McCormack Mette Hollensted Christine Frithioff-Bøjsøe Adan Valladares-Salgado Jesus Peralta-Romero Yik-Ying Teo Marie Standl Jaakko T Leinonen Jens-Christian Holm Triinu Peters Jesus Vioque Martine Vrijheid Angela Simpson Adnan Custovic Marc Vaudel Mickaël Canouil Virpi Lindi Mustafa Atalay Mika Kähönen Olli T Raitakari Barbera D C van Schaik Robert I Berkowitz Shelley A Cole V Saroja Voruganti Yujie Wang Heather M Highland Anthony G Comuzzie Nancy F Butte Anne E Justice Sheila Gahagan Estela Blanco Terho Lehtimäki Timo A Lakka Johannes Hebebrand Amélie Bonnefond Niels Grarup Philippe Froguel Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Miguel Cruz Sayuko Kobes Robert L Hanson Babette S Zemel Anke Hinney Koon K Teo David Meyre Kari E North Frank D Gilliland Hans Bisgaard Mariona Bustamante Klaus Bonnelykke Craig E Pennell Fernando Rivadeneira André G Uitterlinden Leslie J Baier Tanja G M Vrijkotte Joachim Heinrich Thorkild I A Sørensen Seang-Mei Saw Oluf Pedersen Torben Hansen Johan Eriksson Elisabeth Widén Mark I McCarthy Pål R Njølstad Christine Power Elina Hyppönen Sylvain Sebert Christopher D Brown Marjo-Riitta Järvelin Nicholas J Timpson Stefan Johansson Hakon Hakonarson Vincent W V Jaddoe Struan F A Grant

Hum Mol Genet 2019 Jul 5. Epub 2019 Jul 5.

Center for Applied Genomics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, The Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddz161DOI Listing
July 2019

Genomewide association study of C-peptide surfaces key regulatory genes in Indians.

J Genet 2019 03;98

Genomics and Molecular Medicine Unit, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi 110 020, India.

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March 2019

Serum Lipid Concentrations and FADS Genetic Variants in Young Mexican College Students: The UP-AMIGOS Cohort Study.

Lifestyle Genom 2018 30;11(1):40-48. Epub 2018 May 30.

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000488085DOI Listing
February 2019

Arsenic-gene interactions and beta-cell function in the Strong Heart Family Study.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 2018 06 3;348:123-129. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Department of Environmental Health, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, United States; Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2018.03.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5961497PMC
June 2018

Nutritional Genomics of Cardiovascular Disease.

Curr Genet Med Rep 2018 Jun 30;6(2):98-106. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Department of Nutrition and UNC Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Suite 3150, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40142-018-0143-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6300156PMC
June 2018

Exome sequencing reveals novel genetic loci influencing obesity-related traits in Hispanic children.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2017 07 16;25(7):1270-1276. Epub 2017 May 16.

USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oby.21869DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5687071PMC
July 2017

Genetic variation underlying renal uric acid excretion in Hispanic children: the Viva La Familia Study.

BMC Med Genet 2017 Jan 17;18(1). Epub 2017 Jan 17.

Department of Nutrition and UNC Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC, 28081, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12881-016-0366-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5240212PMC
January 2017

Blueberry Consumption Affects Serum Uric Acid Concentrations in Older Adults in a Sex-Specific Manner.

Antioxidants (Basel) 2016 Nov 29;5(4). Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 500 Laureate Way, Rm 1101, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antiox5040043DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5187541PMC
November 2016

Central GIP signaling stimulates peripheral GIP release and promotes insulin and pancreatic polypeptide secretion in nonhuman primates.

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2016 10 16;311(4):E661-E670. Epub 2016 Aug 16.

Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, Texas; Diabetes Division, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas; Department of Medicine, Obesity and Comorbidities Research Center, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil; and Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00166.2016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5241561PMC
October 2016

Assessment of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a genetically homogenous population of Parsi Zoroastrians in the United States: A pilot study.

Am J Hum Biol 2016 05 28;28(3):440-3. Epub 2016 Jan 28.

Department of Nutrition and UNC Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.22834DOI Listing
May 2016

Human Obesity Associated with an Intronic SNP in the Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Locus.

Cell Rep 2015 Nov 29;13(6):1073-1080. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Unit on Metabolism and Neuroendocrinology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA; Section on Growth and Obesity, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA; Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA; Children's Foundation Research Institute, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN 38103, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2015.09.065DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4644471PMC
November 2015

Global metabolomic profiling targeting childhood obesity in the Hispanic population.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Aug 17;102(2):256-67. Epub 2015 Jun 17.

Department of Genetics, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.111872DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4515872PMC
August 2015

Serum uric acid concentrations and SLC2A9 genetic variation in Hispanic children: the Viva La Familia Study.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Apr 28;101(4):725-32. Epub 2015 Jan 28.

From the Department of Nutrition (VSV) and UNC Nutrition Research Institute (VSV), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC; the Department of Genetics, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (SL, KH, SAC, and AGC); and the USDA/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (NRM and NFB).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.114.095364DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4381775PMC
April 2015

Both rare and common variants in PCSK9 influence plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level in American Indians.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Feb 20;100(2):E345-9. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Departments of Epidemiology (C.-W.T., A.T., T.H.B., A.N.-A., W.H.L.K.) and Environmental Health Sciences (A.N.-A.), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland; Department of Epidemiology (K.E.N., N.F.), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Department of Genetics (K.H., S.L., J.W.M.), Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas; Department of Nutrition and University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute (V.S.V.), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, North Carolina; Center for American Indian Health Research (Y.Z.), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc. (L.G.B.), Timber Lake, South Dakota; The Welch Center for Prevention (A.N.-A., W.H.L.K.), Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland; MedStar Health Research Institute (B.V.H.), Hyattsville, Maryland; Georgetown and Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (B.V.H.), Washington, D.C.; Kidney Institute and Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine (C.-W.T.), China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2014-3340DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4318886PMC
February 2015

Genetics of kidney disease and related cardiometabolic phenotypes in Zuni Indians: the Zuni Kidney Project.

Front Genet 2015 30;6. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Albuquerque, NM USA ; Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine Albuquerque, NM, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2015.00006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4311707PMC
February 2015

Early endothelial damage detected by circulating particles in baboons fed a diet high in simple carbohydrates in conjunction with saturated or unsaturated fat.

Am J Cardiovasc Dis 2014 11;4(3):123-32. Epub 2014 Oct 11.

Southwest National Primate Research Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute 7620 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA ; Department of Genetics, Texas Biomedical Research Institute 7620 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78227, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4212887PMC
October 2014

Hyperglycemic Challenge and Distribution of Adipose Tissue in Obese Baboons.

Int J Diabetol Vasc Dis Res 2014 Feb;2(1)

Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX ; Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4241571PMC
February 2014

QTL mapping of leukocyte telomere length in American Indians: the Strong Heart Family Study.

Aging (Albany NY) 2013 Sep;5(9):704-16

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/aging.100600DOI Listing
September 2013

Metabolic response to high-carbohydrate and low-carbohydrate meals in a nonhuman primate model.

Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 2013 Feb 26;304(4):E444-51. Epub 2012 Dec 26.

Center for Human Nutrition and Atkins Center of Excellence in Obesity Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

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http://www.physiology.org/doi/10.1152/ajpendo.00347.2012
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00347.2012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3566507PMC
February 2013

Aging does not reduce heat shock protein 70 in the absence of chronic insulin resistance.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2012 Oct 8;67(10):1014-21. Epub 2012 Mar 8.

Department of Pathology, Section on Comparative Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gerona/gls008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3437965PMC
October 2012

Morphometric variables related to metabolic profile in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).

Comp Med 2011 Oct;61(5):457-61

Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, USA; Center for Laboratory Animal Breeding, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3193070PMC
October 2011

Resequencing of IRS2 reveals rare variants for obesity but not fasting glucose homeostasis in Hispanic children.

Physiol Genomics 2011 Sep 19;43(18):1029-37. Epub 2011 Jul 19.

Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, US Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physiolgenomics.00019.2011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3180738PMC
September 2011

Cutting the fat: the genetic dissection of body weight.

Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci 2010 ;94:197-212

Chronic Disease and Genomics, Southwest National Primate Research Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-375003-7.00007-8DOI Listing
July 2011

Evaluation of polymorphisms in paraoxonase 2 (PON2) gene and their association with cardiovascular-renal disease risk in Mexican Americans.

Kidney Blood Press Res 2009 18;32(3):200-4. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Tex., USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000225943DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2759102PMC
December 2009

The 27-bp repeat polymorphism in intron 4 (27 bp-VNTR) of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene is associated with albumin to creatinine ratio in Mexican Americans.

Mol Cell Biochem 2009 Nov 26;331(1-2):201-5. Epub 2009 May 26.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX, 78229, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11010-009-0159-5
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11010-009-0159-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3428139PMC
November 2009

Genetics of variation in serum uric acid and cardiovascular risk factors in Mexican Americans.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2009 Feb 11;94(2):632-8. Epub 2008 Nov 11.

Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, P.O. Box 760549, San Antonio, Texas 78227, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2008-0682DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2646516PMC
February 2009

Genetic variants in the renin-angiotensin system genes are associated with cardiovascular-renal-related risk factors in Mexican Americans.

Hum Genet 2008 Dec 6;124(5):557-9. Epub 2008 Nov 6.

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00439-008-0581-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2785727PMC
December 2008

A genetic contribution to circulating cytokines and obesity in children.

Cytokine 2008 Nov 10;44(2):242-7. Epub 2008 Oct 10.

USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2008.08.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2644283PMC
November 2008

Physiological and molecular determinants of insulin action in the baboon.

Diabetes 2008 Apr 3;57(4):899-908. Epub 2008 Jan 3.

Diabetes Division, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229, USA.

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April 2008

Characterization of ghrelin in pedigreed baboons: evidence for heritability and pleiotropy.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2008 Apr 31;16(4):804-10. Epub 2008 Jan 31.

Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2007.107DOI Listing
April 2008

Genetics of variation in HOMA-IR and cardiovascular risk factors in Mexican-Americans.

J Mol Med (Berl) 2008 Mar 17;86(3):303-11. Epub 2008 Jan 17.

Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, San Antonio, TX 78245-0549, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00109-007-0273-3DOI Listing
March 2008

A quantitative trait locus on chromosome 13q affects fasting glucose levels in Hispanic children.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007 Dec 9;92(12):4893-6. Epub 2007 Oct 9.

United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2007-1695DOI Listing
December 2007

Genome scan for determinants of serum uric acid variability.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2007 Dec 31;18(12):3156-63. Epub 2007 Oct 31.

Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2007040426DOI Listing
December 2007

Genome-wide scan of plasma cholecystokinin in baboons shows linkage to human chromosome 17.

Obesity (Silver Spring) 2007 Aug;15(8):2043-50

Department of Genetics, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, P.O. Box 760549, San Antonio, TX 78245-0549, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2007.243DOI Listing
August 2007

Genome-wide scans for microalbuminuria in Mexican Americans: the San Antonio Family Heart Study.

Genet Med 2007 Feb;9(2):80-7

Department of Medicine/Nephrology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 78229-4404, USA.

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February 2007

Impaired zinc and copper status in children with burn injuries: need to reassess nutritional requirements.

Burns 2005 Sep;31(6):711-6

Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.

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September 2005