p70 S6 Kinase: An enigma with variations

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Abstract

The S6 ribosomal protein is phosphorylated by p70 S6 kinase (p70(S6k)). Although the cellular role of S6 phosphorylation is still not fully clear, studies on p70(s6k) and its activation have revealed the existence of a novel signalling pathway, clues to the mechanism of action of certain immunosuppressants and insights into the control of gene expression at the levels of transcription and translation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-185
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished or Issued - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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