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Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition

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Erratum to: Investigation of the association between the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism and obesity in a Cameroonian population: a pilot study

  • Aurelie Nguimmo-Metsadjio1, 2,
  • Barbara Atogho-Tiedeu1, 2,
  • Jean Jacques Noubiap3, 4,
  • Marie-Solange Evehe1, 2,
  • Rosine Djokam-Dadjeu1, 2,
  • Olivier Sontsa Donfack1, 2,
  • Dieudonne Nanfa1, 2,
  • Edith Pascale M. Mato1, 2,
  • Elvis Ndonwi Ngwa1, 2,
  • Magellan Guewo-Fokeng1, 2,
  • Priscille Pokam-Fosso1, 2,
  • Wilfred F. Mbacham1, 5,
  • Jean Claude Mbanya2, 6, 7 and
  • Eugene Sobngwi2, 6, 7Email author
Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition201736:16

Received: 10 May 2017

Accepted: 10 May 2017

Published: 16 May 2017

The original article was published in Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition 2017 36:12


Upon publication of the original article [1], it was noticed that the author’s name “Jean Jacques Noubiap” was incorrectly given as “Jean Jacques N. Noubiap”. This has now been acknowledged and corrected in this erratum.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Yaoundé I
Laboratory for Molecular Medicine and Metabolism, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé I
Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town
Medical Diagnostic Center
Laboratory for Public Health Research Biotechnologies, Biotechnology Center
Department of Internal Medicine and Specialties, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé I
National Obesity Center, Yaoundé Central Hospital


  1. Nguimmo-Metsadjio A, Atogho-Tiedeu B, Noubiap JJ, Evehe MS, Djokam-Dadjeu R, Donfack OS, Nanfa D, Mato EP, Ngwa EN, Guewo-Fokeng M, Pokam-Fosso P. Investigation of the association between the TCF7L2 rs7903146 (C/T) gene polymorphism and obesity in a Cameroonian population: a pilot study. J Health Popul Nutr. 2017 Apr 18;36(1):12.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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