Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2014, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (4): 559-561.

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Autophagy in Liver Diseases


  • Received:2012-12-06 Revised:2013-07-24 Online:2014-04-05 Published:2014-03-31

Abstract: Autophagy is a process of bulk degradation of proteins and organelles in cytoplasm.Recent studies indicate that there is a close relationship between autophagy and liver diseases. It provides us a promising avenue for liver diseases therapy.

Key words: autophagy, Beclin-1, hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatitis B, hepatitis C

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