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Investigation of Genetic Marker Associated With Obesity in Koreans (IGM-OK)

This study has been terminated.
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Kyunghee University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: April 25, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2011
History: No changes posted

A single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) analysis of DNA obtained from peripheral blood of the obese patients and the normal control will be performed to find genetic marker for obesity


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Investigation of Genetic Marker Associated With Obesity in Koreans, A Single-nucleotide Polymorphism(SNP) Analysis for Korean Obese

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Further study details as provided by Kyunghee University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • genotyping for the SNP associated with BMI [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA


Enrollment: 260
Study Start Date: January 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
control group with a BMI of less thatn 25kg/m2
obese group
Obese patients with BMI 25-30 kg/m2


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

obese patients with BMI 25~30 kg/m2 who visited Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea


Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI 25~30kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All were nonsmokers and had no evidence of cancer, liver, renal, hematological disease or other metabolic disorders other than obesity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01341860

Sponsors and Collaborators
Kyunghee University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Jae-Young Um, PhD Kyung Hee University
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Jae-Young Um, Kyung Hee University Identifier: NCT01341860     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KHU-110421, KHU-1101
Study First Received: April 25, 2011
Last Updated: April 25, 2011
Health Authority: Korea: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Body Weight
Nutrition Disorders
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