The torso ligand, unmasked?


When a transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase (RTK) is expressed throughout the plasma membrane, yet only a specific handful of them must be activated, what's a ligand to do? During the development of the anterior and posterior termini of the Drosophila embryo, uniformly secreted ligand precursors are activated by proteolysis near the location of… (More)


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