Article Abstract

Cardioprotective effects of autophagy induction in sepsis

Authors: Mahmoud Abdellatif, Simon Sedej, Frank Madeo, Guido Kroemer


Macroautophagy (herein referred to as autophagy) is a protein and organelle quality control process that is essential for homeostasis and survival of many if not all eukaryotic cell types, including those composing the cardiovascular system.