Published in Law and Health Weekly, June 17th, 2006
"Rin1 is a multifunctional protein containing several domains, including Ras binding and Rab5 GEF domains. The role of Rin1 in insulin receptor internalization and signaling was examined by expressing Rin1 and deletion mutants in cells utilizing a retrovirus system," scientists in the United States report.
"Here," remarked C.M. Hunker and colleagues, Florida International University, "we show that insulin-receptor-mediated endocystosis and fluid phase insulin-stimulated endocytosis are enhanced in cells expressing the Rin1:wild type and the Rin1:C deletion mutant, which contain both the...
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