Chapter 20 Analyzing Macroautophagy in Hepatocytes and the Liver

Wen Xing Ding, Xiao Ming Yin

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Mammalian autophagy has been well characterized in the liver and in hepatocytes. Autophagy plays important roles in the normal physiology of the liver and in the pathogenesis of several liver diseases. This chapter will discuss the commonly used methods for analysis of autophagy in hepatocytes and in the liver.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)397-416
Number of pages20
JournalMethods in Enzymology
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Feb 12 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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