Ethanol treatment activates mitochondrial degradation pathway (IMAGE) Medical University of South Carolina Caption Liver cells form mice treated with ethanol (right) have increased markers of mitochondrial degradation (as marked by GFP-LC3; green) surrounding mitochondria (red) compared to saline treated mice (left). Credit Dr. John Lemasters and Dr. Zhi Zhong from the Medical University of South Carolina. Usage Restrictions Please use with appropriate title and credit. License Original content 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.