Physiology: an atypical switch for metabolism and ageing

Selman, C. and Withers, D. J. (2017) Physiology: an atypical switch for metabolism and ageing. Nature, 542, pp. 299-300. (doi: 10.1038/nature21500) (PMID:28178230)

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Abstract

The enzyme S6K1 phosphorylates the enzyme glutamyl-prolyl tRNA synthetase to modulate metabolic activity and lifespan, revealing an atypical role for this synthetase as a target of a key metabolic signalling pathway.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Selman, Professor Colin
Authors: Selman, C., and Withers, D. J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Journal Name:Nature
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:0028-0836
ISSN (Online):1476-4687
Published Online:08 February 2017

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