Role of Autophagy in Auditory System Development and Survival
AbstractAutophagy is a natural catabolic process of the cell that dismantles the useless or dysfunctional components. Autophagy allows the systematic and the lysosomal-mediated deterioration of cellular organelles. During the embryonic development, autophagy plays a critical role by remodeling the tissue and organs of the body, and the deletion of some of the autophagy related genes results in the defective embryonic development. Inner ear is the most sophisticated organ of the body responsible for the sound perception. In mammalian inner ear, autophagy protects the hair cells (HCs) from drug and noise induced damage. In this review, we particularly discuss how autophagy implicates during the auditory system development in mammals and presents its role in age-related hearing loss. Moreover, we discuss the protecting effects of autophagy after noise and drug induced auditory trauma. View Full-Text
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He, Z.; Fang, Q.; Waqas, M.; Wu, X.; Cheng, C.; He, L.; Sun, Y.; Kong, W.; Chai, R. Role of Autophagy in Auditory System Development and Survival. J. Otorhinolaryngol. Hear. Balance Med. 2018, 1, 7.
He Z, Fang Q, Waqas M, Wu X, Cheng C, He L, Sun Y, Kong W, Chai R. Role of Autophagy in Auditory System Development and Survival. Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, Hearing and Balance Medicine. 2018; 1(1):7.Chicago/Turabian Style
He, Zuhong; Fang, Qiaojun; Waqas, Muhammad; Wu, Xia; Cheng, Cheng; He, Li; Sun, Yu; Kong, Weijia; Chai, Renjie. 2018. "Role of Autophagy in Auditory System Development and Survival." J. Otorhinolaryngol. Hear. Balance Med. 1, no. 1: 7.