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Autophagy

"Autophagy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The segregation and degradation of damaged or unwanted cytoplasmic constituents by autophagic vacuoles (cytolysosomes) composed of LYSOSOMES containing cellular components in the process of digestion; it plays an important role in BIOLOGICAL METAMORPHOSIS of amphibians, in the removal of bone by osteoclasts, and in the degradation of normal cell components in nutritional deficiency states.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Autophagy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Autophagy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 654 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 78 publications in 2016
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