"Autophagy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The segregation and degradation of cytoplasmic constituents by AUTOPHAGOSOMES and their digestion by LYSOSOMES. It plays an important role in BIOLOGICAL METAMORPHOSIS and in the removal of bone by OSTEOCLASTS. Defective autophagy is associated with various diseases, including NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES and cancer.
- Macro autophagy
- Autophagy, Cellular
- Autophagies, Cellular
- Cellular Autophagies
- Cellular Autophagy
Programmed Cell Death, Type II
- Programmed Cell Death, Type II
- Autophagic Cell Death
- Autophagic Cell Deaths
- Cell Death, Autophagic
- Cell Deaths, Autophagic
- Death, Autophagic Cell
- Deaths, Autophagic Cell
- Autophagic Programmed Cell Death
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