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BMC Biol. 2012; 10: 61.
Published online 2012 July 17. doi:  10.1186/1741-7007-10-61
PMCID: PMC3398854

Shedding light on local kinase activation


Phosphorylation is the predominant language of cell signaling. And, as with any common language, an abundance of dialects has evolved to convey complex information. We discuss here how biosensors are being used to decode this language, affording an unprecedented glimpse into spatio-temporal patterns of protein phosphorylation events within the cell.

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