CNIO researchers help to decipher the structure of the large molecular machine that assembles and activates mTOR

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The mTOR protein assembles as part of a large macromolecular complex involved in cancer and nutrition, ageing and other essential processes in the body

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An IDIBELL and UB research team demonstrates the involvement of glucose in the growth of tumor cells

by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Researchers has demonstrated how is it connected molecularly the availability of nutrients and oncogenic signals

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Alejo Efeyan joins the CNIO to study the relationship between metabolism and cancer

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

Now, at the CNIO, Efeyan will lead the Metabolism and Cell Signalling Group to push the boundaries a little further: “We need to provide medical significance and a specific use: study these cell com...

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Oncogene regulated by nutrients identified

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

MCRS1 protein, in response to an excess of nutrients, induces an increase in the activity of mTOR (the mamm alian/mechanistic Target of Rapamycin); a protein that is altered in human diseases such as ...

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