rapamycin

rapamycin
Immunosuppressive macrolide antibiotic with structural similarity to FK 506; inhibits T- and B-cell proliferation but at a much later stage than FK 506, despite binding to the same immunophilin. Inhibits TOR (target of rapamycin) in the Ras/MAP kinase signalling pathway.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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