Latest Autophagy Stories
Scientists have found why a certain type of bacteria, harmless in healthy people, is so deadly to patients with cystic fibrosis.
A new finding in basic science should trigger a "change in thinking" about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested for maximum effectiveness.
Blocking autophagy – the process of "self-eating" within cells – is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.
Blocking autophagy -- the process of "self-eating" within cells -- is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.
The health benefits of exercise on blood sugar metabolism may come from the body's ability to devour itself, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in the journal Nature.
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered that cancer cells tap into a natural recycling system to obtain the energy they need to keep dividing.
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) have discovered a key mechanism responsible for selectively degrading aggregates of ubiquitinated proteins from the cell.
All cells in our body have a system that can handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling.
Researchers at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) have discovered that an ancient pathway called autophagy also mobilizes and exports cholesterol from cells.
Aging is generally accepted as a universal fact of life, but how do humans and other organisms age at the molecular level?
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.