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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2017, Article ID 4104137, 8 pages
Research Article

Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonist and Interleukin-4 Genes Variable Number Tandem Repeats Are Associated with Adiposity in Malaysian Subjects

Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Kampar Campus, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat, 31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia

Correspondence should be addressed to Yee-How Say; ym.ude.ratu@hyyas

Received 5 August 2016; Accepted 17 January 2017; Published 15 February 2017

Academic Editor: Aron Weller

Copyright © 2017 Yung-Yean Kok 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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