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Curr Biol. 2001 Mar 20;11(6):R209-12.

Growth control: invertebrate insulin surprises!

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  • 1Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, 91 Riding House Street, W1W 7BS, London, UK. sallyl@ludwig.ucl.ac.uk

Abstract

Recent work on Drosophila has provided new insights into how insulin signalling - conserved in mammals, flies and worms - regulates growth and cell division during development. Invertebrates have been found to possess more insulin-like ligands than predicted, some of which behave as receptor antagonists.

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