Mitophagy (image) University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Caption Mouse fibroblast shows Clec16a (red), the lysosome protein Lamp1 (green), the autophagosome protein LC3 (blue), and DNA (gray). The yellow overlap of the red and green stains shows that Clec16a resides in the endolysosomal compartment, part of the cellular disposal system used in mitophagy. Credit Scott Soleimanpour, M.D. (University of Michigan Medical School) and Doris Stoffers, M.D., Ph.D. (Perelman School of Medicine) Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.