macroautophagy


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macroautophagy

(mak'rō-aw-tŏf'a-jē),
A function of highly conserved genes that control the isolation of cytoplasmic constituents into autophagosomes and diverts them from the lysosomal pathway.
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Interventions proposed to counteract cardiac aging through improvements in macroautophagy (eg, calorie restriction and calorie restriction mimetics) are also presented.
Vitamin D, vitamin D receptor, and macroautophagy in inflammation and infection.
Macroautophagy inhibition sensitizes tamoxifen-resistant breast cancer cells and enhances mitochondrial depolarization.