Study links genetic mutation to overeating

10/17/2007 | Yahoo!

People with the Taq1A1 allele genetic variation, linked to lower levels of dopamine D2 receptors, are more prone to overeat compared with those who lacked the genotype, a U.S. study revealed. The dopamine system could be a good target for the development of weight-loss drugs, a researcher said.

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