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  • 248pp. Published September 2017
  • Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.,USA.
  • Category: Biomedical & Life Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-434-2
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Advances in Autophagy
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Autophagy is the natural, regulated, destructive mechanism of the cell that disassembles unnecessary or dysfunctional components. Autophagy allows the orderly degradation and recycling of cellular components. In macroautophagy, targeted cytoplasmic constituents are isolated from the rest of the cell within a double-membraned vesicle known as an autophagosome. The autophagosome eventually fuses with lysosomes and the contents are degraded and recycled. Three forms of autophagy are commonly described: macroautophagy, microautophagy, and chaperone-mediated autophagy (CMA), along with mitophagy.

Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Erratum to: Autophagy induction by SIRT6 is involved in oxidative stress-induced neuronal damage
  • Chapter 2
    The protective role of autophagy in experimental osteoarthritis, and the therapeutic effects of Torin 1 on osteoarthritis by activating autophagy
  • Chapter 3
    Erratum to: Early administration of trimetazidine attenuates diabetic cardiomyopathy in rats by alleviating fibrosis, reducing apoptosis and enhancing autophagy
  • Chapter 4
    Erratum to: Hypercholesterolemia downregulates autophagy in the rat heart
  • Chapter 5
    Erratum to: renal cancer-selective Englerin A induces multiple mechanisms of cell death and autophagy
  • Chapter 6
    Neuroprotection by Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) involves modulation of neuronal autophagy
  • Chapter 7
    Autophagy signal transduction by ATG proteins: from hierarchies to networks
  • Chapter 8
    Influence of autophagy on the efficacy of radiotherapy
  • Chapter 9
    The role of autophagy induced by tumor microenvironment in different cells and stages of cancer
  • Chapter 10
    Agent-based modeling of autophagy reveals emergent regulatory behavior of spatio-temporal autophagy dynamics
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in Autophagy.
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