Infectious diseases and AUTOPHAGY :


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Infectious diseases and AUTOPHAGY :

:white_check_mark: Many pathogens are degraded by autophagy e.g. mycobacteria, Shigella spp., and HSV-1.

:white_check_mark: This is one way by which microbial proteins are digested and delivered to antigen presentation pathways.

:white_check_mark:Macrophage-specific deletion of “Atg5” increases susceptibility to tuberculosis.