Protein Phosphorylation and Insulin Action

  • N. Perrotti
  • D. Accili
  • S. A. Phillips
  • S. I. Taylor
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (NATO ASI F, volume 231)


Protein phosphorylation is an important mechanism of regulation in many metabolic pathways.In muscle glycogen metabolism,the enzymes involved in anabolic steps are activated by a dephosphorylation,the enzymes involved in catabolic steps are activated by a phosphorylation.


Insulin Receptor Tyrosine Phosphorylation Insulin Action Tyrosine Kinase Activity Insulin Binding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Perrotti
    • 1
  • D. Accili
    • 2
  • S. A. Phillips
    • 2
  • S. I. Taylor
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinica Medica IIUniversity of NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Diabetes BranchN.I.H.BethesdaUSA

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