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Cardiovascular Risk Factors Emerge After Artificial Selection for Low Aerobic Capacity

Overview of attention for article published in Science, January 2005
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (63rd percentile)

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18 tweeters
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1 Facebook page
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1 research highlight platform

Citations

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Readers on

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216 Mendeley
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4 CiteULike
Title
Cardiovascular Risk Factors Emerge After Artificial Selection for Low Aerobic Capacity
Published in
Science, January 2005
DOI 10.1126/science.1108177
Pubmed ID
Authors

U. Wisloff

Abstract

In humans, the strong statistical association between fitness and survival suggests a link between impaired oxygen metabolism and disease. We hypothesized that artificial selection of rats based on low and high intrinsic exercise capacity would yield models that also contrast for disease risk. After 11 generations, rats with low aerobic capacity scored high on cardiovascular risk factors that constitute the metabolic syndrome. The decrease in aerobic capacity was associated with decreases in the amounts of transcription factors required for mitochondrial biogenesis and in the amounts of oxidative enzymes in skeletal muscle. Impairment of mitochondrial function may link reduced fitness to cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 5 2%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 201 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 46 21%
Student > Ph. D. Student 44 20%
Student > Master 26 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 22 10%
Professor 18 8%
Other 47 22%
Unknown 13 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 75 35%
Medicine and Dentistry 49 23%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 31 14%
Sports and Recreations 15 7%
Social Sciences 5 2%
Other 23 11%
Unknown 18 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 January 2020.
All research outputs
#1,367,804
of 14,368,279 outputs
Outputs from Science
#23,095
of 64,283 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,311,063
of 13,573,886 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#23,081
of 64,180 outputs
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