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Intracellular Digestion: Lysosomes and Cellular Injury

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The sections in this article are:

1 Origin and Function of Lysosomes
2 Lysosomes and Tissue Injury
2.1 Lysosomal Enzymes
2.2 Autophagy
2.3 Mechanisms of Lysosomal Enzyme Release
2.4 Interactions of Lysosomes With Chemical and Physical Agents
3 Physical Agents
3.1 Ionizing Radiation
3.2 Ultraviolet Radiation
3.3 Visible Radiation
4 Microbes and Microbial Products
4.1 Bacteria and Fungi
4.2 Microbial Toxins
4.3 Viruses
5 Chemical Agents
5.1 Drugs, Vitamins, and Hormones
6 Heavy Metals
7 Environmental Pollutants
8 Venoms and Toxins
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Ira M. Goldstein, Gerald Weissmann. Intracellular Digestion: Lysosomes and Cellular Injury. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 26: Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents: 603-613. First published in print 1977. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp090139