A central role for p38 MAPK in the early transcriptional response to stress
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
BMC Biology 2010, 8:47 doi:10.1186/1741-7007-8-47Published: 27 April 2010
The mitogen-activated protein kinase p38 (p38 MAPK) is activated by a number of stresses. A recent study in BMC Genomics has uncovered the early transcriptional responses to three types of stress and has demonstrated a central role for p38 MAPK in mediating these responses.