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The plasma membrane brings autophagosomes to life

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The plasma membrane is identified as a source for the formation of autophagosomes, the double membrane vesicles that deliver intracellular components to lysosomes for their degradation.

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  1. Ana Maria Cuervo is in the Department of Developmental and Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA.  ana-maria.cuervo@einstein.yu.edu

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