MadSci Network: General Biology

Subject: Is there a Body mass gene?

Date: Mon Jan 18 17:29:47 2010
Posted by Matt
Grade level: 10-12 School: CHS
City: carroll State/Province: IA Country: USA
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 1263860987.Gb

With all the talk of obesity genes, is there a gene for just regular body mass 
index? Obviously there is something that makes a tall skinny person very 
skinny and another stocky and muscular while some one else is over weight.

Re: Is there a Body mass gene?

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