Chapter 5. The Dual Roles for Autophagy in Cell Death and Survival

  1. Prof. Dr. Vojo Deretic
  1. Jayanta Debnath and
  2. Christopher Fung

Published Online: 28 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/352760880X.ch5

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

How to Cite

Debnath, J. and Fung, C. (2006) The Dual Roles for Autophagy in Cell Death and Survival, in Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector (ed V. Deretic), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760880X.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Departments of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Cell Biology & Physiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, 915 Camino de Salud, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87131-001, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology and Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave HSW 511, San Francisco, CA 94143-0511, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314508

Online ISBN: 9783527608805

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Keywords:

  • autophagy;
  • immunity;
  • infection;
  • autophagy and cell death;
  • autophagy and cell survival;
  • types of programmed cell death;
  • combined activation of autophagy and apoptosis;
  • autophagy and organism survival

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Programmed Cell Death

    • Type 1 Programmed Cell Death

    • Type 2 Programmed Cell Death

    • Type 3 Programmed Cell Death

    • Other Types of Programmed Cell Death

  • The Contribution of Autophagy to Programmed Cell Death

    • Death Processes That Require atg Genes

  • The Combined Activation of Autophagy and Apoptosis during Programmed Cell Death

  • Emerging Relationships between Apoptosis and Autophagy

  • Autophagy and Cell Survival

    • Autophagy is Cytoprotective during Nutrient Depletion in Mammalian Cells

    • Autophagy and Neuroprotection

    • Cytoprotective Roles of Autophagy in the Response to Infectious Pathogens

  • Autophagy and Organism Survival

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgments

  • References