transcytosis

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transcytosis

[‚tranz‚sī′tō·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
A form of intracellular vesicular traffic in which endocytosed macromolecules are transferred across the cell and released (via exocytosis) at the opposite plasma membrane domain.
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It also plays an important role in cholesterol homeostasis and vesicular transport, but could also combine with a variety of signaling molecules which would activate or inhibit different intracellular signaling pathways, and regulate the expression of related genes (Fridolfsson et al.
A long-standing question in cell biology has been how membrane-rich mitochondria receive lipids synthesized in the ER in the absence of vesicular transport between the two organelles.
39%); intracellular trafficking, secretion, and vesicular transport (1.
As noted, a major development in his career occurred when George Palade of the Rockefeller University was invited to give a talk at Harvard in which he first demonstrated vesicular transport at the ultrastructural level.