10. Lysosomes and Phagosomes

  1. Ivan R. Nabi
  1. Guillaume Goyette and
  2. Michel Desjardins

Published Online: 31 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch10

Cellular Domains

Cellular Domains

How to Cite

Goyette, G. and Desjardins, M. (2011) Lysosomes and Phagosomes, in Cellular Domains (ed I. R. Nabi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Département de pathologie et biologie cellulaire, Universitéde Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470595442

Online ISBN: 9781118015759



  • lysosomes and phagosomes - key roles in innate and adaptive immunity;
  • lysosomes, key role in biogenesis - of related organelles, as phagolysosomes;
  • host–pathogen interactions - and phagosome microdomains, immune properties of organelle


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Historical Perspective

  • The Phagosome Proteome

  • Host-Pathogen Interactions

  • Future Perspectives

  • Abbreviations

  • References