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Enhanced fatty acid oxidation and FATP4 protein expression after endurance exercise training in human skeletal muscle

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FATP1 and FATP4 appear to be important for the cellular uptake and handling of long chain fatty acids (LCFA). These findings were obtained from loss- or gain of function models. However, reports on FATP1 and FATP4 in human skeletal muscle are limited. Aerobic training enhances lipid oxidation; however, it is not known whether this involves up-regulation of FATP1 and FATP4 protein. Therefore, the aim of this project was to investigate FATP1 and FATP4 protein expression in the vastus lateralis muscle from healthy human individuals and to what extent FATP1 and FATP4 protein expression were affected by an increased fuel demand induced by exercise training. Eight young healthy males were recruited to the study. All subjects were non smokers and did not participate in regular physical activity (
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftP L o S One
Vol/bind7
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)e29391
Antal sider9
ISSN1932-6203
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2012

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CURIS 2012 5200 023

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