Glutamate provides a large intracellular pool of carbon and nitrogen. Coloff et al. (2016) find that proliferating cells shift from a nitrogen-wasting to a nitrogen-sparing mode of glutamate catabolism, highlighting the exquisite tethering of proliferative signals to metabolism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)957-958
Number of pages2
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 14 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology


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