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Coated pits,endosome CURLing and intracellular receptor--ligand trafficking

Hegde, Ramesh (1992) Coated pits,endosome CURLing and intracellular receptor--ligand trafficking. In: Current Science (Bangalore), 62 (8). pp. 555-564.

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Abstract

In mediating endocytosis of extracellular macromolecules; the major mechanism in which cells ingest nutrients, degrade hormones and maintain the protein and lipid compositions of their organelle membrane, the cell surface receptors encounter 'coated pits', migrate continuously from one organelle to another, deliver the 'cargo' and often recycle back to the cell surface. This article is an attempt to give an account of the recent advances in our understanding of the molecular events involved in the 'round trip itinerary' of cell surface receptors.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 05 May 2011 04:55
Last Modified: 05 May 2011 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/35136

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