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Functional and association analysis of polymorphisms in selected genes...

The genes encoding fatty acid binding protein 2 (FABP2), microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTTP) and prostaglandin E synthase 2 (PTGES2) are involved in the regulation of the metabolism of dietary fat. Variants of the FABP2, MTTP and PTGES2 genes are associated with traits of the metabolic syndrome...