Vesicle-mediated transport

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-5653656
Type
TopLevelPathway
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

The transit of proteins and other cargo through the cell requires a cellular transport process in which transported substances are moved in membrane-bounded vesicles. Transported substances are enclosed in the vesicle lumen or located in the vesicle membrane. The transport process begins with the formation of the vesicle itself, often triggered by the interaction of the cargo with the vesicle formation machinery. Vesicular transport pathways can include vesicle formation, coating, budding, uncoating and target membrane fusion depending upon the function of the pathway described. Vesicle-mediated transport occurs from within cell via ER and Golgi transport, as well as functioning in the endocytosis of material taken into the cell via scavenger receptors.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
  Molecular Cell Biology. 4th edition   2000
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