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Genetic and gene expression studies have suggested an important role for KLF14 in metabolic disease. A new study now identifies a network of genes whose expression is associated with KLF14 variation in trans, providing a framework for understanding how KLF14 influences disease risk.

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  1. Mete Civelek and Aldons J. Lusis are in the Department of Human Genetics, the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, and the Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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