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Volume 2013, Article ID 631082, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/631082
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Haplogroup T Is an Obesity Risk Factor: Mitochondrial DNA Haplotyping in a Morbid Obese Population from Southern Italy

1CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate S.C. a R.L., Via G. Salvatore 486, 80145 Naples, Italy
2Dipartimento di Medicina Molecolare e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
3IRCCS Fondazione SDN, Istituto di Ricerca Diagnostica e Nucleare, Via E. Gianturco 113, 80143 Naples, Italy
4Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
5CISRO, Centro Interuniversitario di Studi e Ricerche sull’Obesità e Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
6Dipartimento di Studi delle Istituzioni e dei Sistemi Territoriali, Università degli Studi “Parthenope”, Via F. Acton 38, 80133 Naples, Italy
7Laboratori Misti, IRCCS Fondazione SDN-CEINGE, Via E. Gianturco 113, 80143 Naples, Italy

Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 3 June 2013

Academic Editor: Ashraf S. Gorgey

Copyright © 2013 Carmela Nardelli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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