Golgi stack


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Golgi stack

[′gōl·jē ‚stak]
(cell and molecular biology)
The central structure of the Golgi apparatus consisting of flattened membrane-bounded cisternae. Formerly known as dictyosome.
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The reference text offers cell biologists discussion of topics such as the architecture of the mammalian Golgi, Golgi glycosylation and human inherited diseases, a critical assessment of models for Golgi traffic, entry and exit mechanisms at the cis-face of the Golgi complex, COPI budding within the Golgi stack, Golgin coiled-coil proteins, organization of SNAREs in the Golgi stack, protein retention mechanisms, Golgi transport proteins structure, Golgi and related vesicle proteomics, entry at the trans-face of the Golgi, the signaling network, Golgi positioning, Golgi development, Golgi biogenesis, and evolution and diversity of the Golgi.
Megavesicles implicated in the rapid transport of intracisternal aggregates across the Golgi stack," stems from a collaboration between scientific groups at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (Dr.