Slow and steady wins the race: uniting eEF2K, translation and lifespan

Out of all of Aesop’s Fables that I know, which I have now realised isn’t that many, “The tortoise and the hare” was always my favourite as a kid. Whilst the fable has been interpreted in different ways, I always took it to mean that slow and steady wins the race. But what race are […]

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(m)TORC-ing about circadian rhythms at the start of a New Year: a cytoplasmic role for Per2

Now whilst it’s our yearly fashion to celebrate the start of the New Year, to a circadian rhythm, New Year’s Eve is just like any other day. The circadian clock is a cellular internal oscillator that operates through feedback loops coordinating multiple physiological processes. One such activity known to oscillate is of the protein kinase […]

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