Suppression of autophagy

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-9636569
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Pathway
Species
Homo sapiens
Related Species
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Autophagy, a distinct pathway of programmed cell death, is used by the phagocyte primarily to eradicate damaged cell organelles or unused proteins. As Mtb damages the phagosomal membrane it has to block autophagy processes to ensure maximum replication before exit from the cell (Jo 2013).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
23620156 Autophagy as an innate defense against mycobacteria

Jo, EK

Pathog Dis 2013
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Disease
Name Identifier Synonyms
tuberculosis 399 tuberculous abscess, Tuberculoma (finding), tuberculoma
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