Research sheds light on cell mechanism which plays a role in such diseases as Huntington’s and Parkinson’s

New research from scientists at the University of Cambridge, including Professor David Rubinsztein, provides critical insight into the formation of autophagosomes, which are responsible for cleaning up cellular waste.

To read the full article from University of Cambridge Research News click here

Moreau K, Ravikumar B, Renna M, Puri C, Rubinsztein DC. (2011) “Autophagosome precursor maturation requires homotypic fusion.” Cell 2011 Jul 22;146(2):303-17 doi:10.1016/j.cell.2011.06.023 Link

 


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