endomembrane system


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endomembrane system

[‚en·dō′mem‚brān ‚sis·təm]
(cell and molecular biology)
In eukaryotes, the functional continuum of membraneous cell components consisting of the nuclear envelope, endoplastic reticulum, and Golgi apparatus as well as vesicles and other structures derived from these major components.
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Caption: Figure 1: Effect of MeHg on the endomembrane system of the spinal cord embryos.
The presence of the chimera in the intracellular protein fraction, including the endomembrane system, was confirmed by immunoblot analyses of protein extracted from the transformed protoplasts using an anti-GFP antibody (Figure 2(a)).
PBM formation occurs by obtaining the material from the endomembrane system [13].
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