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Autophagosomes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Autophagosomes
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.700.500
Unique ID
D000071182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071182
Scope Note
Large spherical double-layered structures which function in AUTOPHAGY to engulf intracellular components such as ORGANELLES or pathogens. Their outer membrane then fuses with the LYSOSOME (forming the AUTOLYSOSOME) and the inner membrane and contents are digested by lysosomal HYDROLASES.
Entry Term(s)
Autophagosome
Phagophores
Previous Indexing
Autophagy (1976-2016)
Phagocytosis (1975-2016)
Phagosomes (1986-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Autophagosomes Preferred
Phagophores Related
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