ULK1 gene

Known as: ATG1A, unc-51 like autophagy activating kinase 1, UNC51.1 
This gene is involved in the regulation of autophagy.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Autophagy is the primary cellular catabolic program activated in response to nutrient starvation. Initiation of autophagy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Activation of the stimulator of interferon genes (STING) pathway by microbial or self-DNA, as well as cyclic dinucleotides (CDNs… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Autophagy is a process by which components of the cell are degraded to maintain essential activity and viability in response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase (AMPK) is a conserved sensor of intracellular energy activated in response to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The serine/threonine kinase ULK1 is a mammalian homolog of Atg1, part of the Atg1 kinase complex, which is the most upstream… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The Atg1/ULK complex plays an essential role in the initiation of autophagy: receiving signals of cellular nutrient status… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Autophagy is a highly orchestrated intracellular bulk degradation process that is activated by various environmental stresses… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Autophagy is a degradative process that recycles long-lived and faulty cellular components. It is linked to many diseases and is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Autophagy is a vital response to nutrient starvation. Here, we screened a kinase-specific siRNA library using an autophagy assay… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Autophagy, fundamentally a lysosomal degradation pathway, functions in cells during normal growth and certain pathological… (More)
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