Activins and Inhibins by Gerald Litwack

By Gerald Litwack

First released in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial released by way of educational Press. The Editorial Board now displays services within the box of hormone motion, nutrition motion, X-ray crystal constitution, body structure, and enzyme mechanisms.

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Lee, S. , and McPherron, A. C. (2001). Regulation of myostatin activity and muscle growth. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98, 9306–9311. Mathews, L. , and Vale, W. W. (1991). Expression cloning of an activin receptor, a predicted transmembrane kinase. Cell 65, 973–982. McDonald, N. , and Hendrickson, W. A. (1993). A structural superfamily of growth factors containing a cystine knot motif. Cell 73, 421–424. McPherron, A. , Lawler, A. , and Lee, S. J. (1997). Regulation of skeletal muscle mass in mice by a new TGF-b superfamily member.

Furthermore, in FKBP-bound ActRI structure, the corresponding activation loop is disordered (Fig. 1B). B. Active site In the ActRIIB–adenine structure, the adenine molecule binds to a considerably different orientation from the adenine moiety of ATP observed in other kinase structures. 3 An alignment of the ActRIIB with other type I and type II receptor kinase domains (ActRIA, ActRIB, ActRIIA, TbRI, and TbRII). Secondary structure elements of the ActRIIB are represented by “noodles” (a helices) and “arrows” (b strands).

Molecular cloning of a novel type I receptor serine/threonine kinase for the TGF beta superfamily from rat brain. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 7, 467–478. , and Sugino, H. (2004). Activin isoforms signal through type I receptor serine/threonine kinase ALK7. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 220, 59–65. , and Inokuchi, K. (2009). Activin signaling as an emerging target for therapeutic interventions. Cell Commun Signal 7, 15. , Bennett, S. , Todd, J. , Goodyer, C. , and Polychronakos, C. (1997). Insulin expression in human thymus is modulated by INS VNTR alleles at the IDDM2 locus.

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