mTOR.. what do you know about it?

mTOR ( mammalian target of rapamycin) is something most people don’t know about yet, which is unfortunate.

The mTOR pathway is intriguing, and may be one of the most important nutrient sensing pathway in the body, aside from insulin.

mTOR is activated by free amino acids. mTOR is a pathway that senses protein concentrations. More specifically, amino acid concentrations. mTOR is also linked to leptin, and amino acids stimulates mTOR stimulates leptin.