Audrone Jakaitiene

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  • Karim Barhoumi, Szilard Benk, +11 authors EvALuAtION ExERCISE
  • 2008
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In 2009 all ECB publications feature a motif taken from the €200 banknote. 1 The authors would like to thank Gerhard Rünstler for helpful comments and suggestions. The authors are also grateful for useful comments from an anonymous referee. Any remaining errors are the sole responsibility of the authors. Any views expressed represent those of the authors(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the impact of ACE (I/D), PPARGC1A (G/A) and PPARA (G/C) polymorphisms on footballers performance among 199 Lithuanian professional footballers and 167 sedentary, healthy men (controls). Genotyping was performed using polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism methods on DNA from leucocytes.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Based on the results of many studies, the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and the α-actinin-3 (ACTN3) genes are considered strong candidate genes associated with human physical performance. On the other hand, the data regarding the association of the ACE I/D and ACTN3 R/X polymorphisms with human physical performance in(More)
The performance of professional strength and power athletes is influenced, at least partly, by genetic components. The main aim of this study was to investigate individually and in combination the association of ACE (I/D), ACTN3 (R577X) and PPARGC1A (Gly482Ser) gene polymorphisms with strength/power-oriented athletes' status in two cohorts of European(More)
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a complex and heterogeneous cardiovascular disease. There are many genome-wide association studies (GWAS) performed worldwide to extract the causative genetic factors. Moreover, each population may have some exceptional genetic characteristic. Thus, the background of our study is from the previous Lithuanian studies (the(More)
The C34T genetic polymorphism (rs17602729) in the AMPD1 gene, encoding the skeletal muscle-specific isoform of adenosine monophosphate deaminase (AMPD1), is a common polymorphism among Caucasians that can impair exercise capacity. The aim of the present study was twofold: (1) to determine the C34T AMPD1 allele/genotype frequency distributions in Lithuanian(More)
Congenital hearing loss (CHL) is diagnosed in 1 – 2 newborns in 1000, genetic factors contribute to two thirds of CHL cases in industrialised countries. Mutations of the GJB2 gene located in the DFNB1 locus (13q11-12) are a major cause of CHL worldwide. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess the contribution of the DFNB1 locus containing the(More)
In the paper, we consider a representative agent problem with shocks to the aggregate productivity. A consumer chooses a stochastic consumption plan to maximise the expected value of his time-additive nonlinear utility function subject to constraints. We apply the dynamic programming for this multi-period problem using the Bellman equation. Beforehand we(More)
Against diminishing costs, next-generation sequencing (NGS) still remains expensive for studies with a large number of individuals. As cost saving, sequencing genome of pools containing multiple samples might be used. Currently, there are many software available for the detection of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Sensitivity and specificity depend(More)