A New Link in the Chain from Amino Acids to mTORC1 Activation

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Abstract

A recent study reveals that the scaffold protein p62 plays a role in linking nutritional cues (amino acids) to the activation of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1), a protein kinase that controls cell size and proliferation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-8
Number of pages2
JournalMolecular Cell
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 7 Oct 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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