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The Association of Polymorphisms in Leptin/Leptin Receptor Genes and Ghrelin/Ghrelin Receptor Genes With Overweight/Obesity and the Related Metabolic Disturbances: A Review

Hamid Ghalandari 1 , Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani 2 and Parvin Mirmiran 2 , 3 , *
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1 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Nutrition and Endocrine Research Center, Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute, Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: July 01, 2015, 13 (3); e19073
  • Published Online: July 1, 2015
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: April 4, 2014
  • Revised: February 22, 2015
  • Accepted: April 27, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.19073v2

To Cite: Ghalandari H, Hosseini-Esfahani F, Mirmiran P. The Association of Polymorphisms in Leptin/Leptin Receptor Genes and Ghrelin/Ghrelin Receptor Genes With Overweight/Obesity and the Related Metabolic Disturbances: A Review, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2015 ; 13(3):e19073. doi: 10.5812/ijem.19073v2.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
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