Autophagy deals with destruction of cells in the body. It is a physiological process. It involves catabolic mechanism. Its main pathway is macro autophagy i.e. to eradicate damaged cells or unused proteins. Micro autophagy and chaperone-mediated autophagy are the other two pathways. Its functions are xenophagy, nutrients starvation, autophagy and infection, repair mechanism and programmed cell death.
Related journals of Autophagy :
Journal of Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Journal of Cell Science and Therapy, Cell Biology Research and Therapy, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Insights in Stem cells, Autophagy, Cell Death and Differentiation, Science signaling and Blood
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