|mTOR Signaling and the Tumor Microenvironment
By Yoskaly Lazo-Fernandez, PhD The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a conserved serine/threonine kinase that, as a member of two distinct intracellular protein complexes, mTORC1 and mTORC2, regulates protein... Read more.
|The Many Connections Between Autophagy and Kidney Disease
By Yoskaly Lazo-Fernandez, PhD The first description of what is called today an autophagosome was given in a paper published in 1957. Its author employed electron microscopy to observe the neonatal features of mous... Read more.
|Thomson Reuters Predicts 2016 Nobel Prize Winners
Here at Bio-Techne we always look forward to the annual announcements of winners of the highly coveted Nobel Prize – the greatest award in science. How can you go about predicting which scientists might be in line for a life-changing phone-call fro... Read more.
|mTOR - a central regulator of cell metabolism
The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signaling pathway allows cells to monitor environmental signals like nutrient availability and oxygen levels. mTOR is a phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)-related protein that assembles into large protein comp... Read more.