Plant mitophagy: Beware of Friendly or you might get eaten

Thanh Ngoc Nguyen, Michael Lazarou

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Mitophagy is a selective garbage disposal pathway that rids cells of excess or damaged mitochondria. In this issue, Ma et al. uncover a role for Friendly in driving depolarisation-induced mitophagy in plants and highlight a physiological role for mitophagy during plant development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R457-R458
Number of pages2
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2021

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