Category Archives: MCRS1 protein

Researchers identify an oncogene regulated by nutrients.


Scientists from the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) have discovered that the MCRS1 protein, in response to an excess of nutrients, induces an increase in the activity of mTOR (a mammalian/mechanistic target of Rapamycin); a protein that is altered in human diseases such as cancer and diabetes, processes associated with aging, as well as in certain cardiovascular and neurodegenerative

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