Chapter 6. Gene–Gene Epistasis and Gene–Environment Interactions Influence Diabetes and Obesity

  1. Jim Kaput4,5,6 and
  2. Raymond L. Rodriguez Ph.D.4,7,8
  1. Sally Chiu1,
  2. Adam L. Diament1,
  3. Janis S. Fisler2 and
  4. Craig H. Warden1,3

Published Online: 10 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471781797.ch6

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition

How to Cite

Chiu, S., Diament, A. L., Fisler, J. S. and Warden, C. H. (2006) Gene–Gene Epistasis and Gene–Environment Interactions Influence Diabetes and Obesity, in Nutritional Genomics: Discovering the Path to Personalized Nutrition (eds J. Kaput and R. L. Rodriguez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471781797.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Center of Excellence in Nutritional Genomics, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  2. 5

    NutraGenomics, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  3. 6

    Laboratory of Nutrigenomic Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  4. 7

    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  5. 8

    Bioinformatics Shared Resources Core, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rowe Program in Genetics and Department of Pediatrics, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Nutrition, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

  3. 3

    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California–Davis, Davis, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683193

Online ISBN: 9780471781790

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Keywords:

  • gene–gene epistasis and gene–environment interactions;
  • gene–diet, gene–gene interaction, and maternal effects;
  • gene–gene interaction and obesity and diabetes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gene–Gene and Gene–Environment Interactions

  • Epistasis and Gene–Environment Interactions in Obesity and Diabetes

  • Animal Models for Detecting Gene Interactions

  • Gene–Gene Interaction in Obesity and Diabetes

  • Dietary Fat in Obesity and Diabetes

  • Maternal Effects

  • Future Directions and Conclusion

  • References