Food for thought: Neural stem cells on a diet

Elizabeth T. Ables, Daniela Drummond-Barbosa

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Abstract

Growing evidence shows that stem cells are modulated by systemic factors that are integrated with local signals in response to physiological status. Two recent Cell (Chell and Brand, 2010) and Nature (Sousa-Nunes et al., 2011) papers reveal that Drosophila neural stem cell proliferation is controlled by a diet-dependent insulin/TOR signaling relay between tissues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)352-354
Number of pages3
JournalCell stem cell
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 8 2011

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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