Lysosomes and autophagy in aquatic animals.

Abstract

The lysosomal-autophagic system appears to be a common target for many environmental pollutants, as lysosomes accumulate many toxic metals and organic xenobiotics, which perturb normal function and damage the lysosomal membrane. In fact, autophagic reactions frequently involving reduced lysosomal membrane integrity or stability appear to be effective… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0076-6879(08)03233-3

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