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Autophagy is a normal process in which a cell destroys proteins and other substances in its cytoplasm (the fluid inside the cell membrane but outside the nucleus), which may lead to cell death. Autophagy may prevent normal cells from developing into cancer cells, but it may also protect cancer cells by destroying anticancer drugs or substances taken up by them.
Drug that treats high blood pressure shows promise against neurodegenerative diseases

Drug that treats high blood pressure shows promise against neurodegenerative diseases

Study uncovers new biomarker for personalized cancer treatments

Study uncovers new biomarker for personalized cancer treatments

Scientists investigate processes that lead to neuronal death in ALS patients

Scientists investigate processes that lead to neuronal death in ALS patients

Damaged mitochondria use 'eat me' signals for mitophagy

Damaged mitochondria use 'eat me' signals for mitophagy

Autophagy can help combat Salmonella and other pathogens

Autophagy can help combat Salmonella and other pathogens

VCU researchers home in on microRNA processing for new cancer therapies

VCU researchers home in on microRNA processing for new cancer therapies

A change in focus could enable the development of new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

A change in focus could enable the development of new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover possible new therapeutic strategy for pancreatic cancer

Researchers discover possible new therapeutic strategy for pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach for patients with pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach for patients with pancreatic cancer

New combinational drug therapy may effectively combat pancreatic cancer

New combinational drug therapy may effectively combat pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach offers promise for patients with pancreatic cancer

New therapeutic approach offers promise for patients with pancreatic cancer

Research identifies super-enhancers as novel target for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Research identifies super-enhancers as novel target for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

New clues to triggers of gut inflammation uncovered

New clues to triggers of gut inflammation uncovered

Rubicon level linked to inhibition of autophagic process

Rubicon level linked to inhibition of autophagic process

Researchers discover new therapeutic target for rare, aggressive pediatric cancers

Researchers discover new therapeutic target for rare, aggressive pediatric cancers

A new treatment for Chlamydia via Canadian researchers

A new treatment for Chlamydia via Canadian researchers

Researchers develop new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia

Researchers develop new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia

Researchers identify new therapeutic targets for kidney fibrosis

Researchers identify new therapeutic targets for kidney fibrosis

Researchers unlock key process in human cells that contributes to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and aging

Researchers unlock key process in human cells that contributes to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and aging

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study