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ACTN3 gene

Known as: ACTININ, ALPHA-3, ACTN3, actinin alpha 3 (gene/pseudogene) 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BackgroundTo date, studies investigating the association between ACTN3 R577X and ACE I/D gene variants and elite sprint/power… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
It is generally accepted that muscle fibre composition may influence physical performance. The α‐actinin‐3 (ACTN3) gene R577X… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Alpha-actinins are structural proteins of the Z-line. Human skeletal muscle expresses two alpha-actinin isoforms, alpha-actinin-2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The α-actinin-3 (ACTN3) gene encodes a Z-disc structural protein which is found only in fast glycolytic muscle fibers. A common… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The study of genetic influence in the making of an Olympic champion is still in its nascence, but recent work has provided… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Previous reports have shown a lower proportion of the ACTN3 X/X genotype (R577X nonsense polymorphism) in sprint-related athletes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
alpha-Actinin-3 is a Z-disc structural protein found only in type II muscle fibers. The X allele of the R577X polymorphism in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The functional allele (577R) of ACTN3, which encodes human α-actinin-3, has been reported to be associated with elite athletic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Differences in ACTN3 (alpha-actinin 3) genotypes have been reported among endurance and power athletes. Elite athletic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
There is increasing evidence for strong genetic influences on athletic performance and for an evolutionary "trade-off" between… Expand
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