Fig.1 Increased autophagic vacuoles formation in steatotic hepatocytes of ethanol-treated rats (ETRs). Short arrows, autophagosomes, long arrows autolysosomes. BC bile canaliculi. Eid N, Ito Y, Maemura k and Otsuki Y, 2013, J Mol Histol.My research areas include: The morphological evidence and possible roles of autophagy in ethanol-induced damage of various organs in addition to the cross talk between autophagy and apoptosis. The possible roles of autophagy in various diseases are also investigated. Surgical anatomy, anatomical variations , medical history and education.