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Targeted ER Breakdown

By | June 17, 2015

Researchers identify receptors that target the endoplasmic reticulum for degradation by autophagy in yeast and mice. 

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How Autophagy Works

By | February 1, 2012

There are five steps of autophagosome biogenesis: induction, expansion, vesicle completion, fusion, and cargo degradation. 


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On the Menu

By | February 1, 2012

Digestion on the cellular level: two mysteries examined


The Enigmatic Membrane

By | February 1, 2012

Despite years of research, the longstanding mystery of where the autophagosome gets its double lipid bilayers is not much clearer.


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