Variations in the CNTF gene affect the levels of CNTF protein and are associated with strength gains.


Global population distribution:

Source: 1000 Genome Project. Global averages for both sexes

CNTF: GG

78%

CNTF: GA

20%

CNTF: AA

2%

More about CNTF

The CNTF protein functions mainly in the nervous system. It is involved in neurotransmitter synthesis and nerve growth as well as protecting against inflammation.

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