Piecing together the FTO jigsaw
1 Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
2 MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
3 MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing, 33 Bedford Place, London WC1B 5JU, UK
Genome Biology 2011, 12:104 doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-2-104Published: 24 February 2011
Two recent studies of the FTO gene provide more information on how it affects body mass index.