ADRB2_2 genetic variations are associated with obesity and the effect of weight loss interventions.


Global population distribution:

Source: 1000 Genome Project. Global averages for both sexes

ADRB2_2: GG

5%

ADRB2_2: GC

64%

ADRB2_2: CC

31%

More about ADRB2_2

The fight-or-flight hormone, adrenaline, functions as a signalling molecule by binding to a protein coded for by the ADRB2 gene (beta-2 adrenergic receptor).

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