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Obesity and Ordinary Weight Gain Linked To Guess What? Not Simply Junk Food But A Gene Called Niemann Pick Type C.

June 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Genetics

The first genetic map of obesity has been constructed using DNA microarray technology and guess what gene obesity is linked to?  The Niemann Pick Type C gene on Chromosome 18 that is mutated in Addi and Cassi and which is causing their deadly cholesterol metabolism disorder.   I have now found out that the NPC gene […]