Intestinal regeneration: YAP-tumor suppressor and oncoprotein?

Vivian S.W. Li, Hans Clevers

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The Hippo signaling pathway exerts a growth-suppressive effect by inhibitory phosphorylation of the oncogenic transcription co-activator Yki/YAP. A recent study paradoxically reports that genetic removal of YAP enhances intestinal stem cell expansion and regeneration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R110-R112
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 4 Feb 2013
Externally publishedYes


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