Client: Haematologica

Figure for the review Autophagy in blood cancers: biological role and therapeutic implications published in the September edition (2013) of Haematologica. It shows a schematic model of the autophagic machinery. Autophagy is a cell recycling process that allows cells to survive starvation and inhospitable conditions and plays a key role in numerous physiological functions, including hematopoiesis and immune responses.