Molecular Cell Biology

Regulation and signaling in autophagy

Claudine Kraft
Group Leader

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Our group aims at understanding how the molecular machinery of the cellular waste disposal system works.

One of the major cellular responses when nutrients are scarce is the activation of a degradation pathway termed autophagy, in which the cell digests its own components. This mechanism provides the cell with nutrients to maintain vital cellular functions during times of starvation. It also serves




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