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Autophagy Pathway

Browse our ready-to-go cell models to find your ideal cell line for autophagy research.

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Frequently requested autophagy pathway related genes

  • ATG5
  • ATG13
  • ATG16L1
  • SQSTM1
  • ATG7
  • ATG14
  • RB1CC1
  • ULK1
  • ATG12

Autophagy related diseases explored with gene edited cell lines

As demonstrated by the 2016 Nobel Prize winner, Yoshinori Ohsumi, autophagy is a fundamental process vital to cellular health. The molecular processes and signalling pathways controlling autophagy include numerous autophagy-related (Atg) genes, important stress-inducible intracellular protein, such as p62/A170/SQSTM1 and autophagosome localizing proteins such as LC3, among many others making this a complex network of control.

Autophagy Diagram

Gene deletion experiments in both mice and cell lines have implicated autophagy in the development of a number of diseases including; neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, infectious diseases, and metabolic diseases.

Furthermore, SNPs and mutations in genes encoding proteins involved in autophagy have been implicated in a wide variety of conditions including asthma, Crohn’s disease and cancers. 

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