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The effect of high-altitude on human skeletal muscle energetics: P-MRS results from the Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition.

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Many disease states are associated with regional or systemic hypoxia. The study of healthy individuals exposed to high-altitude hypoxia offers a way to explore hypoxic adaptation without the confounding effects of disease and therapeutic interventions. Using (31)P magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging, we investigated skeletal muscle energetics and morphology after exposure to hypobaric hypoxia in seven altitude-naive subjects (trekkers) and seven experienced climbers. The trekkers asce...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0010681

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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PloS one Journal website
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5
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5
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Article: e10681
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2010-01-01
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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uuid:d255062f-abf1-4240-ad89-93a240cfd267
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105262
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