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Endothelial nitric oxide gene haplotype reduces the effect of a single bout of exercise on the vascular reactivity in healthy subjects.
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PMID:  22691914     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Polymorphisms in the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS3) gene reduce shear stress-induced nitric oxide production. Thus, we investigated the individual and combined impact of 3 variants in the NOS3 gene (-786T>C, intron 4b4a, and 894G>T) on vascular reactivity before and after exercise. Sedentary, healthy subjects were studied (105 women/26 men, age 32 ± 1 years [mean ± standard error of the mean]). Genotypes were determined by polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism, and haplotypes were determined by a Bayesian-based algorithm. Vascular reactivity was evaluated by the percentage of change in forearm vascular conductance provoked by 5 minutes of circulatory occlusion before (baseline) and 10, 60, and 120 minutes after a maximal cardiopulmonary exercise test. Vascular reactivity increased 10 minutes after exercise in the entire sample (baseline: 218 ± 11 minutes vs 10 minutes: 284% ± 15%, P < .001), remained increased at 60 minutes (239% ± 12%, P = .02 vs baseline), and returned to baseline at 120 minutes (210% ± 10%, P = .83 vs baseline). Genotype analysis showed that subjects with the 894G>T polymorphism had lower vascular reactivity than wild counterparts (group effect, P = .05). Furthermore, subjects with haplotype 2 (H2), containing the -786T>C and 894G>T polymorphisms, had lower vascular reactivity than wild counterparts (haplotype 1 [H1]) (group effect, P = .05), whereas subjects with haplotype 4 (H4), containing only the 894G>T polymorphism, had vascular reactivity similar to that of wild counterparts (H1) (group effect, P = .35). Altogether, these results indicate that the 894G>T polymorphism reduced exercise-mediated increase in vascular reactivity, particularly when it occurred concomitantly with the -786T>C polymorphism.
Bruno M Silva; Fabricia J Neves; Natalia G Rocha; Allan R K Sales; Renata F Medeiros; Thales C Barbosa; Felipe S Pereira; Fabiane T Cardoso; Antonio C L Nóbrega
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Translational research : the journal of laboratory and clinical medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-1810     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-6-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101280339     Medline TA:  Transl Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Laboratory of Exercise Sciences, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Fluminense Federal University, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
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