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Erratum to: Interaction between FTO gene variants and lifestyle factors on metabolic traits in an Asian Indian population

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Nutrition & Metabolism201613:41

  • Received: 7 June 2016
  • Accepted: 7 June 2016
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The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2016 13:39


After publication of the original article [1], the authors noticed an error in the ‘Acknowledgements’ section. “(CURES-79)” should be “(CURES-137)”. The correct ‘Acknowledgements’ section has been included in this erratum accordingly:


Dr Karani S Vimaleswaran acknowledges support from the British Nutrition Foundation. The study was supported by Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Mumbai. The Chennai Wellingdon Corporate Foundation supported the CURES field studies (CURES-137).



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Authors’ Affiliations

Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR), Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Department of Molecular Genetics, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Department of Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics Research, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India
Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Non-communicable Diseases Prevention and Control, Chennai, India
Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK


  1. Vimaleswaran et al. Interaction between FTO gene variants and lifestyle factors on metabolic traits in an Asian Indian population. Nutrition & Metabolism. 2016;13:39. doi:10.1186/s12986-016-0098-6.View ArticleGoogle Scholar


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