Term Information [More information on autophagy]

Accession
GO:0006914
Name
autophagy
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
alt. id: GO:0016238
Definition
The process in which cells digest parts of their own cytoplasm; allows for both recycling of macromolecular constituents under conditions of cellular stress and remodeling the intracellular structure for cell differentiation. Source: GOC:autophagy, ISBN:0198547684, PMID:9412464, PMID:11099404
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0006914 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_pombe
goslim_generic
goslim_pir
goslim_chembl
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Ancestors of autophagy (GO:0006914)
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autophagy [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
autophagy [is_a relation] is_a  cellular process (GO:0009987)
Children of autophagy (GO:0006914)
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autophagy in response to ER overload (GO:0034263) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
autophagy involved in symbiotic interaction (GO:0075071) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
chaperone-mediated autophagy (GO:0061684) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
late endosomal microautophagy (GO:0061738) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
lysosomal microautophagy (GO:0016237) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
macroautophagy (GO:0016236) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
mitophagy (GO:0000422) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
negative regulation of autophagy (GO:0010507) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  autophagy
nucleophagy (GO:0044804) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
pexophagy (GO:0030242) [is_a relation] is_a  autophagy
positive regulation of autophagy (GO:0010508) [positively_regulates relation] positively_regulates  autophagy
protein targeting to vacuole involved in autophagy (GO:0071211) [part_of relation] part_of  autophagy
regulation of autophagy (GO:0010506) [regulates relation] regulates  autophagy