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Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Gene Polymorphism Is Associated with Skeletal Muscle Properties in Older Women Alone and Together with Physical Activity

  • Paula H. A. Ronkainen mail,

    paula.ronkainen@sport.jyu.fi

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Eija Pöllänen,

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Timo Törmäkangas,

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Kristina Tiainen,

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Markku Koskenvuo,

    Affiliation: Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

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  • Jaakko Kaprio,

    Affiliations: Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Taina Rantanen,

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Sarianna Sipilä,

    Affiliations: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland, The Finnish Centre for Interdisciplinary Gerontology, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Vuokko Kovanen

    Affiliation: Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

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  • Published: March 19, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001819

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