Corpus ID: 44966966

A sound mind through fasting ?

  title={A sound mind through fasting ?},
  • Published 2017
Disruption of autophagy–a key homeostatic process in which cytosolic components are degraded and recycled through lysosomes–can cause neurodegeneration in tissue culture and in vivo. Upregulation of this pathway may be neuroprotective, and much effort is being invested in developing drugs that cross the blood brain barrier and increase neuronal autophagy. One well-recognized way of inducing autophagy is by food restriction, which upregulates autophagy in many organs including the liver; but… Expand