OBO ID: GO:0061684
Term Name: chaperone-mediated autophagy Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • CASA
  • chaperone-assisted selective autophagy
  • CMA
Definition: The autophagy process which begins when chaperones and co-chaperones recognize a target motif and unfold the substrate protein. The proteins are then transported to the lysosome where they are degraded. (2)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available