9. Endosomes

  1. Ivan R. Nabi
  1. Thierry Galvez and
  2. Marino Zerial

Published Online: 31 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch9

Cellular Domains

Cellular Domains

How to Cite

Galvez, T. and Zerial, M. (2011) Endosomes, in Cellular Domains (ed I. R. Nabi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch9

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics MPI-CBG, Dresden, Germany

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470595442

Online ISBN: 9781118015759



  • endosomes, cargo molecule transport - two sources, cell surface and biosynthetic pathway;
  • molecular domains of endosomal membranes - Rab domains, units of endosomal system;
  • endosomes, as organizers of cell and tissues - regulating, integrated physiological functions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • An Overview of the Endosomal Network

  • Molecular Domains of Endosomal Membranes

  • Endosomes as Organizers of Cell and Tissues

  • Future Perspectives

  • Abbreviations

  • References