ACTN3 gene

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

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2013
2013
Sports efficiency in activities in which strength and speed are the determining factors has been associated to the ACTN3 gene… (More)
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2008
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2008
The study of genetic influence in the making of an Olympic champion is still in its nascence, but recent work has provided… (More)
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2008
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2008
Previous reports have shown a lower proportion of the ACTN3 X/X genotype (R577X nonsense polymorphism) in sprint-related athletes… (More)
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2008
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2008
The α-actinin-3 (ACTN3) gene encodes a Z-disc structural protein which is found only in fast glycolytic muscle fibers. A common… (More)
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2007
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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… (More)
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2007
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2007
The functional allele (577R) of ACTN3, which encodes human α-actinin-3, has been reported to be associated with elite athletic… (More)
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2007
2007
Alpha-actinins are major structural components of the Z-discs in skeletal muscle. Alpha-actinin 3 is encoded by the ACTN3 gene… (More)
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2005
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2005
Differences in ACTN3 (alpha-actinin 3) genotypes have been reported among endurance and power athletes. Elite athletic… (More)
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2003
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2003
There is increasing evidence for strong genetic influences on athletic performance and for an evolutionary "trade-off" between… (More)
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2001
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2001
The alpha-actinins are a multigene family of four actin-binding proteins related to dystrophin. The two skeletal muscle isoforms… (More)
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