recycling endosome


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recycling endosome

[rē¦sīk·liŋ ′en·də‚sōmz]
(cell and molecular biology)
An intracellular vesicle through which internalized receptors pass during their transport from early endosomes back to the plasma membrane for reuse.
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Indibulin has a unique molecular mechanism and targets specific subsets in cellular microtubules, altering the apical recycling endosome while not affecting acetylated tubulin or the Golgi.
96%, n=6), markers of early and recycling endosomes respectively.
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