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Autophagy Networks in Inflammation

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ISBN-10: 3319300792

ISBN-13: 9783319300795

Edition: 2016

Authors: Maria Chiara Maiuri, Daniela De Stefano

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Autophagy principally serves an adaptive function to protect organisms against diverse human pathologies, including cancer and neurodegeneration. Recent developments using in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo models show the involvement of the autophagy pathway in immunity and inflammation. Moreover, direct interactions between autophagy proteins and immune signalling molecules have also been demonstrated. Defects in autophagy - similar to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and aging - through autophagy gene mutation and/or microbial antagonism, may underlie the pathogenesis of many infectious diseases and inflammatory syndromes. In spite of the increasing awareness of the importance of autophagy…    
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List price: $209.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 6/26/2016
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 403
Language: English