This Week in Science

In Science Signaling this week, researchers in the US and Europe report that coupled activation and degradation of the eEF2K kinase regulates protein synthesis in response to genotoxic stress. When exposed to stress, the researchers found that eEF2K was activated by AMPK-mediated phosphorylation. The activated eEF2K then phosphorylated eEF2.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.