Third Update: Exercise and PGC1a Expression

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Weeks and weeks of Western blots and FINALLY I was able to get a signal for PGC1a! I honestly cannot tell you how exciting it was when I realized that the dark red band was right around the target area for the gene, and I was able to quantify it as well! The first time […]

Abstract: Exercise and PGC-1alpha Expression

PGC-1a

We have all probably heard of the many benefits of exercise. One of the biggest impacts of exercise is the improvement of vascular health. However, what changes do our genes undergo as we become more exercise trained? In this project, I will explore the epigenetic changes that occur as a result of exercise training. The purpose of this research […]