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(p. 194) Genes and Reward Circuitry as Predictors of Eating and Weight Gain
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(p. 194) Genes and Reward Circuitry as Predictors of Eating and Weight Gain
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Sonja Yokum

and Eric Stice

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0029
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date: 19 November 2019

Chapter 29 explores genes and reward circuitry as predictors of eating and weight gain, relation of food reward circuitry to eating and weight gain, relation between dopamine binding in the reward circuitry and weight gain, and genetic variations in dopaminergic reward in humans (the Taq1A A1 polymorphism of the ANKK1 gene, variants of the DRD4 gene, variants in the dopamine transporter (DAT), variants in the Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) gene).

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