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Autophagy Poster

Autophagy Poster

Poster design for the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, illustrating the role of Beclin 2 in the process of autophagy.

Beclin 2 & Autophagy illustrated

Beclin 2 & Autophagy illustrated

The “cowboy” illustrates Beclin 2 (containing an N-terminal domain, CCD (coiled-coil domain) and ECD (evolutionarily conserved domain)): riding the autophagy “horse”.

7-Transmembrane GPCR illustrated

7-Transmembrane GPCR illustrated

the “cowboy” Beclin 2 is harnessing the 7-transmembrane GPCR “cow” by the N-terminal “arm” and the GASP1 “lasso”.

Cell Parts illustrated

Cell Parts illustrated

The background mountain depicts plasma membrane, and cacti and rocks represent various intracellular organelles (including mitochondria, ER and Golgi) and cytosolic proteins.

DOROTHY ZHU ©  2020