How to MEK muscle

Bennett Penn, C. A. Berkes, D. A. Bergstrom, S. J. Tapscott

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Myogenesis is inhibited by receptor activation of Ras through the MEK and ERK kinases, but the underlying mechanism is unclear. In this issue of Molecular Cell, Perry et al. show that activated MEK1 forms an inhibitory complex with myogenic transcription factors in the nucleus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)245-246
Number of pages2
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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Penn, B., Berkes, C. A., Bergstrom, D. A., & Tapscott, S. J. (2001). How to MEK muscle. Molecular Cell, 8(2), 245-246.