endosome
noun Date: 1887 a vesicle formed by the invagination and pinching off of the cell membrane during endocytosis

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  • endosome — karyosome (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • endosome — endosome. См. эндосома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Endosome — Electron micrograph of endosomes in human HeLa cells. Early endosomes (E labeled for EGFR, 5 minutes after internalisation, and transferrin), late endosomes/MVBs (M) and lysosomes (L) are visible. Bar, 500 nm. In biology, an endosome is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Endosome — Les endosomes sont des sous compartiments de la cellule, ou organites (organelles), sur lesquels les vésicules d endocytose s accrochent et fusionnent pour relarguer leur contenu (les molécules qui étaient à la surface de la cellule et qui ont… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • endosome — n. [Gr. endon, within; soma, body] (PORIFERA) All areas of a sponge except for the ectosomal structures …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • endosome — (en do sōm) A membranous vesicle formed by endocytosis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • endosome — (1) Endocytotic vesicle derived from the plasma membrane. More specifically an acidic non lysosomal compartment in which receptor ligand complexes dissociate. (2) A chromatinic body near the centre of a vesicular nucleus in some protozoa …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • endosome — /en deuh sohm /, n. Cell Biol. a smooth sac within the cell, formed by or fused with coated vesicles that shed their clathrin, in which ligands are separated from their receptors and from which the receptors are returned to the cell surface.… …   Universalium

  • endosome — noun An endocytic vacuole through which molecules internalized during endocytosis pass en route to lysosomes …   Wiktionary

  • endosome — A more or less central body in the vesicular nucleus of certain Feulgen negative (DNA ) protozoa ( e.g., trypanosomes, parasitic amebae, and phytoflagellates), with the chromatin (DNA+) lying between the nuclear membrane and the e.. Cf.:nucleolus …   Medical dictionary

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