Autophagy

Autophagy: The Beginning of the End

Vienna, Austria — Autophagosomes first form as cup-shaped membranes in the cell, which then grow to engulf the cellular material designated for destruction. The formation of these membranes is catalyzed...

New Membranes for Cellular Recycling

Cologne, Germany — There is a constant spring-cleaning in our cells: The cell’s own recycling system, so-called autophagy, fills garbage bags with cellular waste, transports them to the recycling...

Molecule that can AUTAC Bad Proteins

Sendai, Japan — Tohoku University researchers have developed a strategy that could help cells get rid of disease-related debris. Further research could lead to treatments for neurodegenerative and...

How Cancer Breaks Down Your Muscles

Trondheim, Norway — A complicated metabolic syndrome called cachexia is a type of cancer-related muscle wasting disease that can be deadly. The name comes from the Greek words for “bad condition”,...

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