Clathrin-coated Vesicles and Receptor-mediated Endocytosis
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Marsh, M. 2001. Clathrin-coated Vesicles and Receptor-mediated Endocytosis. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Receptor-mediated endocytosis (RME) is the highly efficient uptake of extracellular molecules into cells in membrane-bound vesicles formed by invagination of the plasma membrane. RME frequently occurs through clathrin-coated vesicles.
- coated pits;
- endocytic pathway;