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Lack of replication of association of THSD7A with obesity

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This work was supported by funds from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, India (XII Five-Year Plan titled 'CARDIOMED (BSC0122)').

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Ahmad, M., Nongmaithem, S., Krishnaveni, G. et al. Lack of replication of association of THSD7A with obesity. Int J Obes 40, 725–726 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/ijo.2016.15

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