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Mar 13, 2014

“Fat Gene” Discovered

A research team claims that it has discovered the functional obesity gene. Named IRX3, it interacts with the FTO gene that previously has been viewed as the strongest genetic determinant of obesity risk in humans, according to a recently published Nature study. (For more on this study, click here.)

Do you think that one gene acting alone is responsible for obesity?

Yes
 
  6.4%
No
 
  93.6%

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