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Autophagy from Fundamental Mechanisms to Mechanical Stress in Physiology and Disease

Hello, bon jour, konichiwa, ni hao. Thank you for joining us today. I’d like to welcome you to the webinar entitled Autophagy from Fundamental Mechanisms to Mechanical Stress in Physiology and Disease. Before we begin, I want to check that the audience can see the title slide. If you can’t see it, please be sure […]

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Autophagy – the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Autophagy is the process by which eukaryotic cells degrade and recycle their cellular components. The word autophagy stems from Greek words, auto=self and phagein=to eat. Thus, the word autophagy represents self-eating. This phenomenon of cells eating their own contents was first observed in the 1960s. But little was known about the process until Yoshinori Ohsumi […]

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