A comprehensive glossary of autophagy-related molecules and processes (2nd edition)
Volume 7, Issue 11
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Pages 1273 - 1294http://dx.doi.org/10.4161/auto.7.11.17661
Authors: Daniel J. Klionsky, Eric H. Baehrecke, John H. Brumell, Charleen T. Chu, Patrice Codogno, Ana Maria Cuervo, Jayanta Debnath, Vojo Deretic, Zvulun Elazar, Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen, Steven Finkbeiner, Juan Fueyo-Margareto, David A. Gewirtz, Marja Jäättelä, Guido Kroemer, Beth Levine, Thomas J. Melia, Noboru Mizushima, David C. Rubinsztein, Anne Simonsen, Andrew Thorburn, Michael Thumm and Sharon A. Tooze View affiliations
The study of autophagy is rapidly expanding, and our knowledge of the molecular mechanism and its connections to a wide range of physiological processes has increased substantially in the past decade. The vocabulary associated with autophagy has grown concomitantly. In fact, it is difficult for readers-even those who work in the field-to keep up with the ever-expanding terminology associated with the various autophagy-related processes. Accordingly, we have developed a comprehensive glossary of autophagy-related terms that is meant to provide a quick reference for researchers who need a brief reminder of the regulatory effects of transcription factors and chemical agents that induce or inhibit autophagy, the function of the autophagy-related proteins, and the roles of accessory components and structures that are associated with autophagy.
Received: August 5, 2011; Accepted: August 8, 2011