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Mammalian Target of Rapamycin

Reference work entry

Definition

Protein kinase that regulates various cell activities such cell growth, cell proliferation, cell survival and protein synthesis. The dysregulation of the mTOR pathway is responsible for different types of cancer.

Keywords

Public Health Cell Proliferation Cell Growth Protein Kinase Protein Synthesis 
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