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(noun) Plural form of cisterna.

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Golgi Body

Hi there, Just a quick question on the Golgi Body (assuming maturation model)... My text book says vesicles fuse with each other and then the cis-cisternae after budding from the rough ER. But what exactly is the cis-cisternae? Purely a collection of vesicles early in the maturation process?...or ...

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by Harvey23
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Golgi Body
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Views: 3681


who said they are? a secretory cell would have a well developed golgi apparatus and endoplasmic reticulum. Lysosome is derived from Golgi's cisternae (budding), and this substances processed in this place come from ER.

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Oct 09, 2006 2:04 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: lysosomes
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Views: 11790

golgi appartus

Yeah, I am agree with Victor. I read it too. Golgi Apparatus or Golgi complex or Golgi body is the sum of cisternae (flattened sacks or Golgi stacks) and vesicles that bud from them. And it is in animal cell as far as I know.

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 26, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: golgi appartus
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Secretory lysosmes HELP!!!

Secretory granules or lysosomes or vesicles are generated from the budding of cis-Golgi cisternae. They locate in cytoplasm. They will directed to the plasma membrane by cytoskeleton to undergo exocytosis.

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Jul 31, 2005 3:44 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Secretory lysosmes HELP!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2868

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