What does Endocytosis do?

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Post by fatchui » Sun Oct 23, 2005 10:13 am

paperclip wrote:Do all mammalian cell cultures endocytose?


I want to sidetrack your discussion a little bit. So far we discuss about the endocytosis of animals, or mammalian cells. Can endocytosis be found in plant cells? Would the presence of cell wall cause any hindrance to the process? :?:

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Post by Poison » Sun Oct 23, 2005 2:36 pm

Cells can not do endocytosis in plant cells. Because they have cell walls.
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:38 pm

i don't think plant cells need to do endocytosis since they have plasmodesms and comunicate with each other by these structures
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