Life without TORC is 1 big struggle

Tuesday, May 6, 2008 - 13:43 in Biology & Nature

Humans and fruitflies - those pesky little buggers that are irresistibly attracted to overripe fruit - share more than a sweet tooth. Both rely on the same insulin-regulated molecular pathway to maintain their energy balance when starved for food, reports a team of researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

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