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The Process of Autophagy | What is Autophagy?

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The Process of Autophagy - begins with the formation and elongation of isolation membranes, or phagophores. The cytoplasmic cargo is then sequestered, and the double-membrane autophagosome fuses with ...

The Process of Autophagy - begins with the formation and elongation of isolation membranes, or phagophores. The cytoplasmic cargo is then sequestered, and the double-membrane autophagosome fuses with a lysosome to generate the autolysosome. Finally, degradation is achieved through the action of hydrolytic enzymes within the autolysosome.

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