Strange bedfellows expose ancient secrets of autophagy in immunity.


Autophagy has many roles in immunity, including the control of intracellular microbes by a cell-autonomous mechanism. In this issue of Immunity, Shelly et al. (2009) use VSV infection in Drosophila to show the role of autophagy genes in controlling viruses. 
DOI: 10.1016/j.immuni.2009.03.005

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