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Cell biology

A table for two

Autophagy, the process of cellular self-cannibalism, comes in various forms. It now emerges that two of these — mitophagy and xenophagy — share a common initiator protein, Parkin. See Article p.512

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Figure 1: Parkin and autophagy.


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