The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for the:

Answer: [B] discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for the discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy. Autophagy means “self-eating”. It is an intracellular degradation system that delivers cytoplasmic constituents to the lysosome and carries out the process by which our body cleans debris.

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