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Scientists gain clearer picture of how genes affect lean body mass

20:00 EDT 23 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research) Scientists from the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife (HSL), along with several other research institutions are making great strides in understanding the genetics behind lean body mass, which is largely made up of muscle mass). A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, outlines their findings in what is the largest, most comprehensive genetic study of lean mass to date.

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