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Intracellular Digestion: Lysosomes and Cellular Injury

Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents

  1. Ira M. Goldstein,
  2. Gerald Weissmann

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp090139

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Goldstein, I. M. and Weissmann, G. 2011. Intracellular Digestion: Lysosomes and Cellular Injury. Comprehensive Physiology. 603–613.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Origin and Function of Lysosomes
  • 2
    Lysosomes and Tissue Injury
    • 2.1
      Lysosomal Enzymes
    • 2.2
      Autophagy
    • 2.3
      Mechanisms of Lysosomal Enzyme Release
    • 2.4
      Interactions of Lysosomes With Chemical and Physical Agents
  • 3
    Physical Agents
    • 3.1
      Ionizing Radiation
    • 3.2
      Ultraviolet Radiation
    • 3.3
      Visible Radiation
  • 4
    Microbes and Microbial Products
    • 4.1
      Bacteria and Fungi
    • 4.2
      Microbial Toxins
    • 4.3
      Viruses
  • 5
    Chemical Agents
    • 5.1
      Drugs, Vitamins, and Hormones
  • 6
    Heavy Metals
  • 7
    Environmental Pollutants
  • 8
    Venoms and Toxins