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The Autophagy Scientific Review is part of the range of scientific reviews and bulletins produced by Tocris and written by leading experts summarizing the most recent developments in research and available products. We invite you to request* or download your copy today!
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Patricia Boya and Patrice Codogno
Review excerpt: "Cell homeostasis involves a fine balance between anabolism and catabolism. In cells, the main catabolic pathways are the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway and the autophagy-lysosomal pathway, through which degradation takes place inside lysosomes. Macroautophagy is a highly regulated cellular mechanism for the degradation and recycling of cytoplasmic contents, including proteins, lipids and whole organelles."