Parasites and Their Heterophagic Appetite for Disease

Abstract

Heterophagy (literally meaning “other eat”) is the process of a cell consuming material from its environment. Heterophagy involves vesicular uptake and thus is distinct from cellular acquisition of small metabolites by solute transport, which typically occurs via membrane channels or transporters in a way that is akin to sipping or siphoning from the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004803

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