Golgi apparatus


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Related to Golgi apparatus: endoplasmic reticulum, nucleus, Lysosomes, Plastids
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a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)

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3, 20) The alga also has the smallest genome of all photosynthetic eukaryotes, and contains a minimal set of small membrane-bound compartments; for example, a microbody (peroxisome), a single endoplasmic reticulum, a single Golgi apparatus, and a few lysosomes (vacuoles).
Identity of very low density lipoprotein apoproteins of plasma and liver Golgi apparatus.
Macrophages should not give rise to diagnostic problems due to their appearance of a large Golgi apparatus, abundant lysosomes, and irregular cytoplasmic projections.
For example, the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) makes tacts with several organelles, including the plasma membrane, mitochondria, the Golgi apparatus, and lysosomes.
Various degrees of pathological alterations of myocardial structures were observed in all patients: loss of myofilaments, degenerative changes in myofibrils, disarray and loss of myofibrils with changes in the shape and size of muscle cells, ultrastructural changes of the mitochondria, changes in nuclei and Golgi apparatus, changes in sarcoplasmic reticulum (16).
In human embryonic stem cells, the team found Bax standing at attention in its active form in the Golgi apparatus, a part of the cell that processes and modifies proteins.
Incorporate the Golgi apparatus so that when the student has completed construction of the protein, they move on to the Golgi for processing or folding.
This sequence was initially thought to be crucial for localization of the whole toxin to the ER, but it is more probable that the KDEL sequence serves to enhance retrieval of dissociated CTA from the Golgi apparatus to the ER, instead of being essential for retrograde transport (35).
He told Keith Porter, who did pioneering work on the ultrastructure of cells and described the endoplasmic reticulum and confirmed the presence of the Golgi apparatus, that there was a statue of Camillo Golgi at the University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
The inner segmental layers are rich in membranous organelles such as Golgi apparatus and cisternae of rough endoplasmic reticulum, in addition to the previously mentioned myeloid bodies (Plate 6-33, 6-34).
Ultrastructural changes have also been described in sub-cellular organelles such as synaptic vesicles, swollen mitochondria, dilated endoplasmic reticulum, disorganized Golgi apparatus, lysosomes [39].
The fragmented neuronal Golgi apparatus in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis includes the trans-Golgi-network: functional implications.
The protein works with other molecules to pull membrane packets off the surface of the Golgi apparatus, giving the organelle its distinctive flattened shape.
Shields' laboratory showed it for the first time that a cellular organelle called the Golgi apparatus also plays a role in apoptosis.
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