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    • Genome-Wide Association of Pericardial Fat Identifies a Unique Locus for Ectopic Fat 

      White, Charles C.; Lohman, Kurt; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Emilsson, Valur; Liu, Ching-Ti; Taylor, Kent D.; Allison, Matthew; Budoff, Matthew; Rotter, Jerome I.; Ding, Jingzhong; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Liu, Yongmei; Fox, Caroline; Cohen, Paul; Zhang, Yingying; Johnson, Andrew D.; Chen, Y.-D. Ida; Carr, Jeffrey J.; Hoffmann, Udo (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Pericardial fat is a localized fat depot associated with coronary artery calcium and myocardial infarction. We hypothesized that genetic loci would be associated with pericardial fat independent of other body fat depots. ...