autophagosome
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GC: n

S: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17909521 (last access: 12 October 2016); http://www.nature.com/ncb/journal/v9/n10/full/ncb1007-1102.html (last access: 12 October 2016).

N: 1. 1960s ; earliest use found in Journal of Cell Biology. From auto- + phagosome, after autophagic, autophagy.
2. A double membrane-bound vesicle that encloses cellular constituents and fuses with lysosomes which digest these cellular constituents during autophagy.

S: 1. OD – https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/autophagosome (last access: 12 October 2016). 2. MW – http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autophagosome (last access: 12 October 2016).
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CR: autophagy, lysosome.