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Fig. 2 | Molecular Neurodegeneration

Fig. 2

From: LRRK2 at the interface of autophagosomes, endosomes and lysosomes

Fig. 2

Cartoon of endosomal trafficking and macroautophagy. WIPI2 is involved in the initiation of autophagy at the phagophore. LC3-II is involved for the elongation of the autophagosomal membrane. Phagosomes are formed upon the phagocytosis of extracellular pathogens. Rab proteins, including Rab5, Rab7, Rab9, Rab7L1, Rab8, Rab10, Rab12, Rab32 and Rab38 are key regulators of endomembrane trafficking. Autophagosomes and endosomes can fuse to form amphisomes. Amphisomes on their turn fuse with lysosomes for degradation of the autophagic/endocytic cargo. Grey shade indicates the involvement of LRRK2 in endomembrane trafficking through physical interactors and/or kinase substrates. Pink shade highlights parts of endomembrane trafficking where LRRK2 is implied having a regulatory role

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