Single Gene Variation Linked To Obesity

OB_gene variation

According to NIH, “a single variation in the gene for brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) may influence obesity in children and adults, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study suggests that a less common version of the BDNF gene may predispose people to obesity by producing lower levels of BDNF protein, a regulator of appetite, in the brain.”


Learn more about Obesity here:

Read full article:

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.