Autophagy: A Forty-Year Search for a Missing Membrane Source

Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
PLoS Biology (Impact Factor: 11.77). 03/2006; 4(2):e36. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040036
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ABSTRACT Autophagy is central to diverse biological processes in eukaryotes including animal development and cellular survival, and also to neurodegenerative diseases, but the origin of the membranes that make up autophagic vesicles is unknown.

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