Aliases for MAP1LC3C Gene
External Ids for MAP1LC3C Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MAP1LC3C Gene
Autophagy is a highly regulated bulk degradation process that plays an important role in cellular maintenance and development. MAP1LC3C is an ortholog of the yeast autophagosome protein Atg8 (He et al., 2003 [PubMed 12740394]).[supplied by OMIM, Nov 2010]
GeneCards Summary for MAP1LC3C Gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAP1LC3C Gene
Ubiquitin-like modifier that plays a crucial role in antibacterial autophagy (xenophagy) through the selective binding of CALCOCO2. Recruites all ATG8 family members to infecting bacteria such as S.Typhimurium.