Obesity genes

Wells (2009 ) Thrift: a guide to thrifty genes, thrifty phenotypes and thrifty normsInternational Journal of Obesity (2009) 33, 1331–1338. There is a growing interest in evolutionary models of human adiposity, ‘thrifty genes’ or ‘thrifty phenotypes’, a variety of metabolic or behavioural traits which gives frugality in the expenditure or storage of energy. At the…

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