pexophagy

Known as: peroxisome degradation 
The process in which peroxisomes are delivered to the vacuole and degraded in response to changing nutrient conditions. [GOC:autophagy, PMID:10547367… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Peroxisomes are highly metabolic, autonomously replicating organelles that generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) as a by-product… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Pexophagy is a selective autophagy process wherein damaged and/or superfluous peroxisomes undergo vacuolar degradation. In… (More)
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2010
2010
Autophagy is important for many cellular processes such as innate immunity, neurodegeneration, aging, and cancer. Although the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The number of peroxisomes in a cell can change rapidly in response to changing environmental and physiological conditions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Autophagy, an intrinsically nonselective process, can also target selective cargo for degradation. The mechanism of selective… (More)
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2004
2004
Diverse cellular processes such as autophagic protein degradation require phosphoinositide signaling in eukaryotic cells. In the… (More)
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2003
2003
Cells must regulate both biosynthesis and degradation to ensure proper homeostasis of cellular organelles and proteins. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Eukaryotic cells have the ability to degrade proteins and organelles by selective and nonselective modes of micro- and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To survive starvation conditions, eukaryotes have developed an evolutionarily conserved process, termed autophagy, by which the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The sequestration and delivery of cytoplasmic material to the yeast vacuole and mammalian lysosome require the dynamic… (More)
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