The emerging links between sirtuins and autophagy

In Hye Lee, Jeanho Yun, Toren Finkel

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Evidence suggests a role for acetylation and deacetylation in regulating autophagy. In this chapter, we describe the methods useful for understanding this important connection. In particular, we discuss methods for the measurements of sirtuin deacetylase activity, in vivo acetylation detection, and the common assays used to monitor both autophagy and the more selective process of mitophagy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSirtuins
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
EditorsMatthew Hirschey
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • Atg
  • Autophagosome
  • Autophagy
  • Keima
  • LC3
  • p62


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