autolysosome


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autolysosome

(ot″ŏ-lī′sŏ-sōm″) [ auto- + lysosome]
Any of the lysosomes that enable digestion of injured portions of the cell in which they are located.

autolysosome

a vacuolar element of the lysosome system of cells to which hydrolases have been added by fusion with lysosomes.

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participate in the formation of cytosegresome formations in the liver when damaged hepatocytes are surrounded by an isolating membrane.
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Some lamellated phagolysosomes or autolysosomes were also seen with variably electron-dense material.
Electron microscopy revealed formation of autophagosomes and autolysosomes in HL-60bcl-2 cells after exposure to VK2.