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Chernoff J
Protein tyrosine phosphatases as negative regulators of mitogenic signaling
Journal of Cellular Physiology. 1999 Aug;180(2) :173-181
PMID: ISI:000081132600005   
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The regulation of tyrosine phosphorylation represents a key mechanism governing cell proliferation. In fibroblasts, inputs from both growth factor and extracellular matrix receptors are required for cell division. Triggering such receptors induces a wave of tyrosine phosphorylation on key signaling molecules, culminating in the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases and cell cycle progression. In general, protein tyrosine kinases stimulate, while protein tyrosine phosphatases inhibit, such cell proliferation pathways. The role of protein tyrosine kinases in mitogenesis has been extensively studied, but the identity and targets of the protein tyrosine phosphatases that regulate cell growth are not well described. In this review, I will survey recent advances in the identification and regulation of protein tyrosine phosphatases that downregulate cell proliferation. (C) 1999 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Times Cited: 17 English Review 210YF J CELL PHYSIOL