A version of this gene that is linked to better resting metabolic factors and greater increases in VO2 max in response to aerobic exercise.


Global population distribution:

Source: 1000 Genome Project. Global averages for both sexes

AKT1: GG

59%

AKT1: TG

34%

AKT1: TT

7%

More about AKT1

The AKT1 gene codes for the AKT1 enzyme, which is most abundantly seen in fat cells (adipocytes). This is related to muscle building and metabolism.

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