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Phagocytosis view phagocytosis

phagocytosis view phagocytosis

The process by which a cell is engulfed and broken down by another for purposes of defense or sustenance.The uptake of extracullular materials by the formation of a pocket from the cellular membrane and its subsequent pinching off.Compare endocytosis and pinocytosis.


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My View on Vesicular Transport:

... transport because of their large size and nature. Pinocytosis is referred as Cell drinking because particles converted into liquid in vesicles. Phagocytosis is termed as transporting medium and a part of Imune System because it engulf antigens and transport very large molecules like cholestrol,macrophages,plasma ...

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by Mr.Smoke
Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:30 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: My View on Vesicular Transport:
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