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Muscle growth learns new tricks from an old dog

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The S6K1 kinase lies downstream of a signaling network crucial for muscle hypertrophy. It now seems that S6K1 also interacts with another kinase—AMPK—to integrate muscle-cell growth with metabolic regulation.

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  1. Gustavo A. Nader is at the Research Center for Genetic Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA. gnader@cnmcresearch.org

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