Rapamycin: the cure for all that ails.

  • Paul Hasty
  • Published 2010 in Journal of molecular cell biology


Target of rapamycin (TOR) signaling stimulates cell growth by regulating protein synthesis in response to a variety of stimuli in a wide range of species and is inhibited by rapamycin, a naturally occurring antifungal compound produced by bacteria and discovered on Easter Island or in the local vernacular, Rapa Nui (rapamycin's namesake). Recently… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jmcb/mjp033