Signal Transduction Pathways in Development: the JAK/STAT Pathway
Published Online: 24 APR 2006
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Naka, T. and Ohkawara, T. 2006. Signal Transduction Pathways in Development: the JAK/STAT Pathway. eLS. .
- Published Online: 24 APR 2006
The Janus Kinase (JAK)/signal transducer and achivator of transcription (STAT) pathway is activated not only by various cytokines such as interferon and interleukin, but also by many growth factors. This pathway plays a crucial role in the signal transduction of these factors.