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pinocytosis and phagocytosis

Post by yauhiulok » Tue Feb 01, 2005 12:38 am

what is the different between pinocytosis and phagocytosis, when i look them up, it says they both engulf stuff from outside

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Post by thank.darwin » Tue Feb 01, 2005 1:08 am

Pinocytosis and phagocytosis are both types of endocytosis. Pinocytosis is cellular drinking and phagocytosis is cellular eating. Here is a site that I found very useful when learning about the cell membrane and types of transport across it.

http://www.northland.cc.mn.us/biology/B ... port1.html

-go to active transport and then click on endocytosis and they will be explained!

Hope this all helped - thank.darwin
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Post by yauhiulok » Tue Feb 01, 2005 3:59 am

thank you very much thank.darwin that helped alot

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Post by thank.darwin » Tue Feb 01, 2005 12:00 pm

If you have anymore questions feel free to post them here - there are alot of people here to answer any questions!
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help!!!!!!!

Post by mceestix » Tue Mar 08, 2005 2:32 am

HI, I HAVE COME ACROSS A QUESTION DURING SOME SCIENCE HOMEWORK THAT PUZZLES ME, wHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF SUBSTANCES THAT MAY BE EXPELED BY PINOCYTOSIS?


tHANKS FOR YOUR HELP

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:11 pm

Pynocitosys is a form of endocitosys. this basically means that through this process things go in the cell and not out. So, as an answer to your question, no substances can be eliminated through pinocitosys. the ways of eliminating substances are various depending on the organism(difusion, contractile vacuola etc)
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Post by tsunadeobaachan1791 » Wed Jan 04, 2006 9:48 pm

Oh my god thank.darwin...thank you!!! I absolutely love the website you suggested! It was a lot of help helping me study for my test!! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by blindcat35 » Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:06 am

IN my opinion we should disscuss funtion of these
why & how

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Post by Dr.Stein » Sat Feb 04, 2006 3:51 pm

Ok, what is we waiting for? Go on to explain us ;)
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