Hepatitis C virus comes for dinner: How the hepatitis C virus interferes with autophagy.


Autophagy is a highly-regulated, conserved cellular process for the degradation of intracellular components in lysosomes to maintain the energetic balance of the cell. It is a pro-survival mechanism that plays an important role during development, differentiation, apoptosis, ageing and innate and adaptive immune response. Besides, autophagy has been… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i28.8492