Autophagy, Again and Again

Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds FUTURA / Fall 2017

Recycling glass, paper, and plastic may be a purely human endeavour, but cells have perfected
their own form of recycling, called autophagy. Once dubbed a “garbage pathway”, autophagy
is now turning out to be far more complex – and have further-reaching impacts on health and
disease – than scientists ever guessed. Open PDF to read more.