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Descriptor English:   Autophagosomes 
Descriptor Spanish:   Autofagosomas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Autofagossomos 
Synonyms English:   Autophagosome  
Tree Number:   A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.700.500
Definition English:   Large spherical double-layered structures which function in AUTOPHAGY to engulf intracellular components such as ORGANELLES or pathogens. Their outer membrane then fuses with the LYSOSOME and the inner membrane and contents are digested by lysosomal HYDROLASES. 
History Note English:   2017 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
RE radiation effects TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   56272 
Unique Identifier:   D000071182 

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