1914G variant of BCHE gene associated with enzyme activity, obesity and triglyceride levels

  • Lima J
  • Leite N
  • Turek L
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Abstract

Polymorphisms of butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) have been reported to be associated to weight, BMI variance and hypertriglyceridemia in adults and adolescents. The aim of the present study was to investigate the association of -116A (SNP: G/A; rs1126680) and 1914G (SNP: A/G; rs3495) variants of BCHE gene with anthropometric and biochemical variables associated with obesity in population sample of 115 individuals, from Southern Brazil. Participants were grouped in two categories: obese (BMI≥30) and non-obese (BMI

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  • -116A variant
  • 1914G variant
  • BChE activity
  • Body mass index
  • Obesity

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