• 682 Citations
20002019

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  • 682 Citations
  • 46 Article

Adjusting data to body size: a comparison of methods as applied to quantitative trait loci analysis of musculoskeletal phenotypes

Lang, D. H., Sharkey, N. A., Lionikas, A., Mack, H. A., Larsson, L., Vogler, G. P., Vandenbergh, D. J., Blizard, D. A., Stout, J. T., Stitt, J. P. & McClearn, G. E., May 2005, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 20, 5, p. 748-757 10 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Analyses of muscle spindles in the soleus of six inbred mouse strains: Spind.les in soleus muscle

Lionikas, A., Smith, C. J., Smith, T. L., Bunger, L., Banks, R. W. & Bewick, G. S., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Anatomy. 223, 3, p. 289-296 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Anomaly of anatomical origin of soleus muscle

Lionikas, A., Glover, M. G., Yu, F., Larsson, L., Vogler, G. P., McClearn, G. E. & Blizard, D. A., 1 Mar 2006, In : Anatomical Science International. 81, 1, p. 47-49 3 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

B6-MSM consomic mouse strains reveal multiple loci for genetic variation in sucrose octaacetate aversion

Ishii, A., Koide, T., Takahashi, A., Shiroishi, T., Hettinger, T., Frank, M., Savoy, L., Formaker, B., Yertutanol, S., Lionikas, A. & Blizard, D., Sep 2011, In : Behavior Genetics. 41, 5, p. 716-723 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Baseline Muscle Mass Is a Poor Predictor of Functional Overload-Induced Gain in the Mouse Model

Kilikevicius, A., Bunger, L. & Lionikas, A., 15 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 534.

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Blood pressure and heart rate QTL in mice of the B6/D2 lineage: sex differences and environmental influences

Blizard, D. A., Lionikas, A., Vandenbergh, D. J., Vasilopoulos, T., Gerhard, G. S., Griffith, J. W., Klein, L. C., Stout, J. T., Mack, H. A., Lakoski, J. M., Larsson, L., Spicer, J. M., Vogler, G. P. & McClearn, G. E., Feb 2009, In : Physiological Genomics. 36, 3, p. 158-166 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Bone, muscle, and physical activity: structural equation modeling of relationships and genetic influence with age

Lang, D. H., Conroy, D. E., Lionikas, A., Mack, H. A., Larsson, L., Vogler, G. P., Vandenbergh, D. J., Blizard, D. A., McClearn, G. E. & Sharkey, N. A., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 24, 9, p. 1608-1617 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Constitutive expression of Yes-associated protein (Yap) in adult skeletal muscle fibres induces muscle atrophy and myopathy

Judson, R. N., Gray, S. R., Walker, C., Carroll, A. M., Itzstein, C., Lionikas, A., Zammit, P. S., De Bari, C. & Wackerhage, H., 27 Mar 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 3, 12 p., e59622.

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Deficiency of the zinc finger protein ZFP106 causes motor and sensory neurodegeneration

Joyce, P. I., Fratta, P., Landman, A. S., Mcgoldrick, P., Wackerhage, H., Groves, M., Busam, B. S., Galino, J., Corrochano, S., Beskina, O. A., Esapa, C., Ryder, E., Carter, S., Stewart, M., Codner, G., Hilton, H., Teboul, L., Tucker, J., Lionikas, A., Estabel, J. & 9 others, Ramirez-Solis, R., White, J. K., Brandner, S., Plagnol, V., Bennet, D. L. H., Abramov, A. Y., Greensmith, L., Fisher, E. M. C. & Acevedo-Arozena, A., 15 Jan 2016, In : Human Molecular Genetics. 25, 2, p. 291-307 17 p.

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Differential activation of mitogen-activated protein kinase signalling pathways by isometric contractions in isolated slow- and fast-twitch rat skeletal muscle

Wretman, C., Widegren, U., Lionikas, A., Westerblad, H. & Henriksson, J., 1 Sep 2000, In : Acta Physiologica Scandinavica. 170, 1, p. 45-49 5 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery and refinement of muscle weight QTLs in B6 x D2 advanced intercross mice

Carbonetto, P., Cheng, R., Gyekis, J. P., Parker, C. C., Blizard, D. A., Palmer, A. A. & Lionikas, A., 15 Aug 2014, In : Physiological Genomics. 46, 16, p. 571-582 12 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Divergent physiological characteristics and responses to endurance training among inbred mouse strains

Kilikevicius, A., Venckunas, T., Zelniene, R., Carroll, A. M., Lionikaite, S., Ratkevicius, A. & Lionikas, A., Oct 2013, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 23, 5, p. 657-668 11 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Diverse effects of stanozolol in C57BL/6J and A/J mouse strains

Lionikas, A. & Blizard, D. A., Jun 2008, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 103, 3, p. 333-341 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Echocardiographic parameters in athletes of different sports

Venckunas, T., Lionikas, A., Marcinkeviciene, J. E., Raugaliene, R., Alekrinskis, A. & Stasiulis, A., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 7, 1, p. 151-156 6 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of concentric and eccentric contractions on phosphorylation of MAPK(erk1/2) and MAPK(p38) in isolated rat skeletal muscle

Wretman, C., Lionikas, A., Widegren, U., Lännergren, J., Westerblad, H. & Henriksson, J., 15 Aug 2001, In : The Journal of Physiology. 535, Pt 1, p. 155-164 10 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)

Fine mapping of genes determining extrafusal fiber properties in murine soleus muscle

Carroll, AM., Cheng, R., Collie-Duguid, ESR., Meharg, C., Scholz, ME., Fiering, S., Fields, JL., Palmer, AA. & Lionikas, A., 1 Mar 2017, In : Physiological Genomics. 49, 3, p. 141-150 10 p.

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Fine-mapping of muscle weight QTL in LG/J and SM/J intercrosses

Lionikas, A., Cheng, R., Lim, J., Palmer, A. & Blizard, D., Sep 2010, In : Physiological Genomics. 42A, 1, p. 33-38 6 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Forced Running Endurance Is Influenced by Gene(s) on Mouse Chromosome 10

Kvedaras, M., Minderis, P., Fokin, A., Ratkevicius, A., Venckunas, T. & Lionikas, A., 23 Jan 2017, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 8, 9.

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Genetic and genomic analyses of musculoskeletal differences between BEH and BEL strains

Lionikas, A., Kilikevicius, A., Bünger, L., Meharg, C., Carroll, A. M., Ratkevicius, A., Venckunas, T. & Blizard, D. A., 15 Oct 2013, In : Physiological Genomics. 45, 20, p. 940-947 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic architecture for hole-board behaviors across substantial time intervals in young, middle-aged and old mice

Foreman, J. E., Lionikas, A., Lang, D. H., Gyekis, J. P., Krishnan, M., Sharkey, N. A., Gerhard, G. S., Grant, M. D., Vogler, G. P., Mack, H. A., Stout, J. T., Griffith, J. W., Lakoski, J. M., Hofer, S. M., McClearn, G. E., Vandenbergh, D. J. & Blizard, D. A., Oct 2009, In : Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 8, 7, p. 714-727 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic architecture of fast- and slow-twitch skeletal muscle weight in 200-day-old mice of the C57BL/6J and DBA/2J lineage

Lionikas, A., Blizard, D. A., Vandenbergh, D. J., Glover, M. G., Stout, J. T., Vogler, G. P., McClearn, G. E. & Larsson, L., 2003, In : Physiological Genomics. 16, 1, p. 141-152 12 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic determinants of weight of fast- and slow-twitch skeletal muscle in 500-day-old mice of the C57BL/6J and DBA/2J lineage

Lionikas, A., Blizard, D. A., Gerhard, G. S., Vandenbergh, D. J., Stout, J. T., Vogler, G. P., McClearn, G. E. & Larsson, L., Apr 2005, In : Physiological Genomics. 21, 2, p. 184-192 9 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic determinants of weight of fast- and slow-twitch skeletal muscles in old mice

Lionikas, A., Blizard, D. A., Vandenbergh, D. J., Stout, J. T., Vogler, G. P., McClearn, G. E. & Larsson, L., 2006, In : Mammalian Genome. 17, 6, p. 615-628 14 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Genome wide association analysis in a mouse advanced intercross line

Gonzales, N. M., Seo, J., Hernandez Cordero, A., St. Pierre, C., Gregory, J., Distler, M., Abney, M., Canzar, S., Lionikas, A. & Palmer, A., 4 Dec 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 5162.

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Genome-wide association of multiple complex traits in outbred mice by ultra low-coverage sequencing

Nicod, J., Davies, R. W., Cai, N., Hassett, C., Goodstadt, L., Cosgrove, C., Yee, B. K., Lionikaite, V., McIntyre, R. E., Remme, C. A., Lodder, E. M., Gregory, J. S., Hough, T., Joynson, R., Phelps, H., Nell, B., Rowe, C., Wood, J., Walling, A., Bopp, N. & 22 others, Bhomra, A., Hernandez-Pliego, P., Callebert, J., Aspden, R. M., Talbot, N. P., Robbins, P. A., Harrison, M., Fray, M., Launay, J-M., Pinto, Y. M., Blizard, D. A., Bezzina, C. R., Adams, D. J., Franken, P., Weaver, T., Wells, S., Brown, S. D. M., Potter, P. K., Klenerman, P., Lionikas, A., Mott, R. & Flint, J., 31 Aug 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 8, p. 912-918 7 p.

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Genome-wide associations reveal human-mouse genetic convergence and modifiers of myogenesis, CPNE1 and STC2

Hernandez Cordero, A. I., Gonzales, N. M., Parker, C. C., Sokoloff, G., Vandenbergh, D. J., Cheng, R., Abney, M., Skol, A., Douglas, A., Palmer, A. A., Gregory, J. S. & Lionikas, A., 5 Dec 2019, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 105, 6, p. 1222-1236 15 p.

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Genome-wide association study of behavioral, physiological and gene expression traits in outbred CFW mice

Parker, C. C., Gopalakrishnan, S., Carbonetto, P., Gonzales, N. M., Leung, E., Park, Y. J., Aryee, E., Davis, J., Blizard, D. A., Ackert-Bicknell, C. L., Lionikas, A., Pritchard, J. K. & Palmer, A. A., 31 Aug 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 8, p. 919-926 8 p.

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Genomic analysis of variation in hindlimb musculature of mice from the C57BL/6J and DBA/2J lineage

Lionikas, A., Carlborg, Ö., Lu, L., Peirce, J. L., Williams, R. W., Yu, F., Vogler, G. P., McClearn, G. E. & Blizard, D. A., May 2010, In : Journal of Heredity. 101, 3, p. 360-367 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

H55N polymorphism as a likely cause of variation in citrate synthase activity of mouse skeletal muscle

Ratkevicius, A., Carroll, A. M., Kilikevicius, A., Venckunas, T., McDermott, K. T., Gray, S. R., Wackerhage, H. & Lionikas, A., 1 Oct 2010, In : Physiological Genomics. 42A, 2, p. 96-102 7 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

H55N polymorphism is associated with low citrate synthase activity which regulates lipid metabolism in mouse muscle cells

Gabriel, B. M., Al-Tarrah, M., Alhindi, Y. Z. Y., Kilikevicius, A., Venckunas, T., Gray, S. R., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., 2 Nov 2017, In : PloS ONE. 12, 11, p. 1-20 20 p., e0185789.

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Human skeletal muscle myosin function at physiological and non-physiological temperatures

Lionikas, A., Li, M. & Larsson, L., 1 Feb 2006, In : Acta Physiologica. 186, 2, p. 151-158 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of exercise intensity on ERK/MAP kinase signalling in human skeletal muscle

Widegren, U., Wretman, C., Lionikas, A., Hedin, G. & Henriksson, J., 1 Dec 2000, In : Pflugers Archiv : European Journal of Physiology. 441, 2-3, p. 317-22 6 p.

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83 Citations (Scopus)

Learning in the 2-bottle alcohol preference test

Blizard, D. A., Vandenbergh, D. J., Lionikas, A. & McClearn, G. E., Dec 2008, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 32, 12, p. 2041-2046 6 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Low Citrate Synthase Activity Is Associated with Glucose Intolerance and Lipotoxicity

Alhindi, Y., Vaanholt, L. M., Al-Tarrah, M., Gray, S. R., Speakman, J. R., Hambly, C., Alanazi, B. S., Gabriel, B. M., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., 3 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2019, 14 p., 8594825.

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Muscle cell and motor protein function in patients with a IIa myosin missense mutation (Glu-706 to Lys)

Li, M., Lionikas, A., Yu, F., Tajsharghi, H., Oldfors, A. & Larsson, L., Nov 2006, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 16, 11, p. 782-791 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Myostatin dysfunction does not protect from fasting-induced loss of muscle mass in mice

Fokin, A., Minderis, P., Venckunas, T., Lionikas, A., Kvedaras, M. & Ratkevicius, A., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of musculoskeletal & neuronal interactions. 19, 3, p. 342-353 12 p.

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Myostatin dysfunction is associated with lower physical activity and reduced improvements in glucose tolerance in response to caloric restriction in Berlin high mice

Kvedaras, M., Minderis, P., Krusnauskas, R., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., Dec 2019, In : Experimental Gerontology. 128, 11 p., 110751.

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Myostatin dysfunction is associated with reduction in overload induced hypertrophy of soleus muscle in mice

Minderis, P., Kilikevicius, A., Baltusnikas, J., Alhindi, Y., Venckunas, T., Bunger, L., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., Aug 2016, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 26, 8, p. 894-901 8 p.

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Novel mutations in human and mouse SCN4A implicate AMPK in myotonia and periodic paralysis

Corrochano, S., Männikkö, R., Joyce, P. I., McGoldrick, P., Wettstein, J., Lassi, G., Raja Rayan, D. L., Blanco, G., Quinn, C., Liavas, A., Lionikas, A., Amior, N., Dick, J., Healy, E. G., Stewart, M., Carter, S., Hutchinson, M., Bentley, L., Fratta, P., Cortese, A. & 9 others, Cox, R., Brown, S. D. M., Tucci, V., Wackerhage, H., Amato, A. A., Greensmith, L., Koltzenburg, M., Hanna, M. G. & Acevedo-Arozena, A., Dec 2014, In : Brain. 137, 12, p. 3171-3185 15 p.

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QTL analyses of temporal and intensity components of home-cage activity in KJR and C57BL/6J strains

Umemori, J., Nishi, A., Lionikas, A., Sakaguchi, T., Kuriki, S., Blizard, D. A. & Koide, T., 29 Jul 2009, In : BMC Genetics. 10, 11 p., 40.

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QTL analysis of type I and type IIA fibers in soleus muscle in a cross between LG/J and SM/J mouse strains

Carroll, A. M., Palmer, A. & Lionikas, A., Jan 2012, In : Frontiers in Genetics. 2, 9 p., 99.

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QTL influencing baseline hematocrit in the C57BL/6J and DBA/2J lineage: age-related effects

Johannes, F., Blizard, D. A., Lionikas, A., Lang, D. H., Vandenbergh, D. J., Stout, J. T., Strauss, J. A., McClearn, G. E. & Vogler, G. P., 2006, In : Mammalian Genome. 17, 6, p. 689-699 11 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Regenerated soleus muscle shows reduced creatine kinase efflux after contractile activity in vitro

Baltusnikas, J., Kilikevicius, A., Venckunas, T., Fokin, A., Lionikas, A. & Ratkevicius, A., Feb 2015, In : Applied Physiology Nutrition and Metabolism / Physiologie Appliquée, Nutrition et Métabolisme. 40, 2, p. 129-133 5 p.

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Replication and discovery of musculoskeletal QTLs in LG/J and SM/J advanced intercross lines

Hernandez Cordero, A. I., Carbonetto, P., Verri, G. R., Gregory, J. S., Vandenbergh, D. J., Gyekis, J. P., Blizard, D. A. & Lionikas, A., Feb 2018, In : Physiological reports. 6, 4, 13561.

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Resolving candidate genes of mouse skeletal muscle QTL via RNA-Seq and expression network analyses

Lionikas, A., Meharg, C., Derry, J. M. J., Ratkevicius, A., Carroll, A. M., Vandenbergh, D. J. & Blizard, D. A., 5 Nov 2012, In : BMC Genomics. 13, 14 p., 592.

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