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Genetic Markers of Adult Obesity Risk Are Associated with Greater Early Infancy Weight Gain and Growth

  • Cathy E. Elks,

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ruth J. F. Loos,

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen J. Sharp,

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Claudia Langenberg,

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Susan M. Ring,

    Affiliation: Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas J. Timpson,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew R. Ness,

    Affiliation: Department of Oral and Dental Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • George Davey Smith,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • David B. Dunger,

    Affiliation: Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas J. Wareham,

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Ken K. Ong mail

    ken.ong@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk

    Affiliations: MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 25, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000284

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