News tagged with growth regulator

Uncleaned cells mean weak muscles

The protein complex mTORC1 promotes muscle growth. However, should this complex remain constantly active, it impairs the ability of the cells to self-clean, causing myopathy. Scientists working with Markus ...

Apr 23, 2013
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Major cancer protein amplifies global gene expression

Scientists may have discovered why a protein called MYC can provoke a variety of cancers. Like many proteins associated with cancer, MYC helps regulate cell growth. A study carried out by researchers at the National Institutes ...

Sep 27, 2012
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