adult-onset obesity


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adult-onset obesity

Obesity first appearing in the adult years.
Synonym: Recent obesity
See also: obesity
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Childhood and adult-onset obesity is a global epidemic, says S.
We found MC4R mutations in 2.5% of our patients, a frequency similar to that reported for other Caucasian populations affected by both early-and adult-onset obesity, i.e., from 2% to 5.8% (4, 24, 25, 32, 34, 37), but higher than frequencies recently reported for 2 other Mediterranean obese populations, 0.5% and 1.7% (12,13).
The results show that genistein-induced CpG hypermethylation of six CpG sites in the [A.sup.vy] intracisternal A particle (IAP) retrotransposon shifted stochastic coat-color distribution toward pseudoagouti, thereby decreasing the incidence of adult-onset obesity in [A.sup.vy]/ offspring.

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