The word autophagy is derived from Greek words “auto” meaning self and “phagy” meaning eating. Autophagy is a normal physiological process in the body that deals with destruction of cells in the body.
It maintains homeostasis or normal functioning by protein degradation and turnover of the destroyed cell organelles for new cell formation. Autophagy is part of the cells normal development
Anticancer mechanisms of cannabinoids
Curr Oncol. 2016 Mar; 23(Suppl 2): S23–S32.
Published online 2016 Mar 16. doi: 10.3747/co.23.3080
G. Velasco, PhD,*†‡ C. Sánchez, PhD,*§ and M. Guzmán, PhD*†‖
In addition to the well-known palliative effects of cannabinoids on some...