coated vesicle


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coated vesicle

[¦kōd·əd ′ves·ə·kəl]
(cell and molecular biology)
An intracellular structure formed by an invagination of the membrane surrounded by a cagelike protein coating.
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magna are the presence of dense tubular elements, coated vesicles, multivesicular bodies, and lysosomes in the basal cytoplasm.
Sequentially the subjacent apical plasmatic membrane internalized those caveolae forming small coated vesicles into the apical cytoplasm, as firstly characterized (Goldstein et al.
Also occurred caveolae, smaller pits and pale small vesicles localized next to the apical brush border of microvillus as well as coated vesicles, smooth surface vesicles and great vesicles were seen.