Autophagic cell death RIPs into tumors


The idea of ‘autophagic cell death’ has been the subject of some controversy, much of it focused on links between autophagy and apoptosis. In this issue of CDD, Basit et al. report that the chemotherapeutic drug Obatoclax triggers autophagy-dependent cell death, but that this death is RIPK-dependent necroptosis, not apoptosis. Autophagy (also called… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/cdd.2013.89


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@article{Oberst2013AutophagicCD, title={Autophagic cell death RIPs into tumors}, author={Andrew Oberst}, journal={Cell Death and Differentiation}, year={2013}, volume={20}, pages={1131-1132} }