Biochemical methods to monitor autophagy-related processes in yeast.

  title={Biochemical methods to monitor autophagy-related processes in yeast.},
  author={Heesun Cheong and Daniel J Klionsky},
  journal={Methods in enzymology},
An increasing number of reports have elucidated the importance of macroautophagy in cell physiology and pathology. Macroautophagy occurs at a basal level and participates in the turnover of cytoplasmic constituents including long-lived proteins to maintain cellular homeostasis, but it also serves as an adaptive response to protect cells from various intra- or extracellular stresses. In addition, macroautophagy plays a role in development and aging and acts to protect against cancer, microbial… CONTINUE READING