Characterization and heritability of obesity and associated risk factors in vervet monkeys.
|Title||Characterization and heritability of obesity and associated risk factors in vervet monkeys.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Authors||Kavanagh, K, Fairbanks LA, Bailey JN, Jorgensen MJ, Wilson M, Zhang L, Rudel LL, Wagner JD|
|Journal||Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.)|
|Date Published||2007 Jul|
|Keywords||Animals, Body Size, Body Weight, Cercopithecus aethiops, Disease Models, Animal, Female, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated, Insulin Resistance, Male, Obesity, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Risk Factors, Sex Characteristics|
The objective was to determine the prevalence and heritability of obesity and risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome (MS) in a pedigreed colony of vervet monkeys.
|Alternate Journal||Obesity (Silver Spring)|