The Latest: Ohsumi hopes scientists will continue his work

October 3, 2016 12:22 PM

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The Latest: Ohsumi hopes scientists will continue his work

Nobel medicine prize winner Yoshinori Ohsumi says that he hopes a younger generation of scientists will follow up on his research to explore unanswered questions about autophagy.

The Japanese biologist was honored for experiments in the 1990s on autophagy, the “self-eating” process with which cells break down and recycle some of their content.

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