Characterization and heritability of obesity and associated risk factors in vervet monkeys.

TitleCharacterization and heritability of obesity and associated risk factors in vervet monkeys.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsKavanagh, K, Fairbanks LA, Bailey JN, Jorgensen MJ, Wilson M, Zhang L, Rudel LL, Wagner JD
JournalObesity (Silver Spring, Md.)
Volume15
Issue7
Pagination1666-74
Date Published2007 Jul
ISSN1930-7381
KeywordsAnimals, Body Size, Body Weight, Cercopithecus aethiops, Disease Models, Animal, Female, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated, Insulin Resistance, Male, Obesity, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Complications, Risk Factors, Sex Characteristics
Abstract

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.

DOI10.1002/hipo.20954
Alternate JournalObesity (Silver Spring)