Pinocytosis of small vesicles (around 100nm in diameter). Not blocked by cytochalasins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • micropinocytosis — pipette, plankton(ic), plastic(ity), plate: see micro 2 a, 6, 1 a, 1 b, 1 a …   Useful english dictionary

  • micropinocytosis — mi·cro·pi·no·cy·to·sis .mī krō .pī nō .sī tō səs n, pl to·ses tō .sēz the incorporation of macromolecules or other chemical substances into cells by membrane invagination and the pinching off of relatively minute vesicles * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • micropinocytotic — mi·cro·pi·no·cy·tot·ic tät ik adj of or relating to micropinocytosis …   Medical dictionary

  • macropinocytosis — mac·ro·pino·cy·to·sis (mak″ro pin″o si toґsis) ( pi″no si toґsis) [macro + pinocytosis] pinocytosis in which large amounts of extracellular fluid are taken up by extension of the plasma membrane, with the formation of large… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”