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Term:
autophagy of mitochondrion (GO:0000422)
Annotations: Rat: (78) Mouse: (74) Human: (83) Chinchilla: (57) Bonobo: (57) Dog: (71) Squirrel: (56) Pig: (73)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
autophagy +     
autophagy of mitochondrion +   
The autophagic process in which mitochondria are delivered to a type of vacuole and degraded in response to changing cellular conditions.
autophagy of nucleus +   
autophagy of peroxisome +   
chaperone-mediated autophagy +   
late endosomal microautophagy  
lysosomal microautophagy +   
macroautophagy +   
negative regulation of autophagy +   
positive regulation of autophagy +   
protein targeting to vacuole involved in autophagy +   
regulation of autophagy +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: mitochondrion autophagy
Related Synonyms: mitophagy
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Autophagy_(cellular)#Selective_autophagy ;   Wikipedia:Mitophagy
Definition Sources: GOC:autophagy, PMID:15798367, PMID:19289147, PMID:23065344

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