Autophagy

Autophagy is a process where cellular components such as macroproteins or even whole organelles are sequestered into lysosomes for degradation. The lysosomes are then able to digest these substrates, the components of which can either be recycled to create new cellular structures and/or organelles or alternatively can be further processed and used as a source of energy. To date, three distinct forms of autophagy have been identified - macroautophagy, microautophagy and selective autophagy. Failure of autophagy as well as potentially allowing the development of cancer has also been associated (particularly in aged organisms) with the accumulation of protein aggregates in the neurons and the development of neurodegenerative conditions including Alzheimer's disease[1]


[1] MS D'Arcy. Cell death: a review of the major forms of apoptosis, necrosis and autophagy. Cell Biol Int. 2019 Apr 8.

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2933 IITZ-01 Potent lysosomotropic autophagy inhibitor €125.00
3426 IU1-47 Potent and selective inhibitor deubiquitinase USP14 €80.00
2627 SMER 28 Small molecule enhancer of rapamycin that enhances autophagy €80.00
2512 Spautin 1 Inhibitor of USP10 and USP13 and Beclin1 related autophagy €95.00

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