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Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic

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Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic. / Rokholm, Benjamin; Silventoinen, Karri; Tynelius, Per; Gamborg, Michael; Sørensen, Thorkild I A; Rasmussen, Finn.

I: P L o S One, Bind 6, Nr. 11, 2011, s. e27135.

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Rokholm, B, Silventoinen, K, Tynelius, P, Gamborg, M, Sørensen, TIA & Rasmussen, F 2011, 'Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic', P L o S One, bind 6, nr. 11, s. e27135. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135

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Rokholm, B., Silventoinen, K., Tynelius, P., Gamborg, M., Sørensen, T. I. A., & Rasmussen, F. (2011). Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic. P L o S One, 6(11), e27135. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135

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Rokholm B, Silventoinen K, Tynelius P, Gamborg M, Sørensen TIA, Rasmussen F. Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic. P L o S One. 2011;6(11):e27135. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027135

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Rokholm, Benjamin ; Silventoinen, Karri ; Tynelius, Per ; Gamborg, Michael ; Sørensen, Thorkild I A ; Rasmussen, Finn. / Increasing genetic variance of body mass index during the Swedish obesity epidemic. I: P L o S One. 2011 ; Bind 6, Nr. 11. s. e27135.

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