cisterna

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Related to cisternae: Cisterna magna, Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
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a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid

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Virions acquired an envelope by budding into the cisternae and formed mostly spherical, sometimes pleomorphic, particles that averaged 78 nm in diameter (Figure 1A).
The last 15 amino acids of the C-terminal of the A[beta]42 fragment are part of the transmembrane domain of APP and may provide lipid solubility to the A[beta]42 fragment which permits the fragment to move into the cisternae of the RER or into the cytosol.