Cell Biology: endocrine system

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Cell Biology: endocrine system

Post by a ledford » Mon Nov 28, 2005 12:29 pm

What organelle transports hormones throughout the body? Is it the Golgi Bodies?

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Post by victor » Mon Nov 28, 2005 1:16 pm

Ja, das ist Golgi Bodies... :lol:
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Post by cool A-level student » Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:37 pm

yes it is, parts of the golgi apparatus "break off" and either send enzymes to the plasma membrane where they are then placed outside the cell or sent to another part of the body.

The golgi apparatus isn't fixed to another organelle, it uses the same transport system for everything and the endoplasmic reticulum also contributes to this transport as it also "breaks off" and transports proteins that are made in the ribosomes to the golgi apparatus.......sorry for waffling!

hope it helps :)

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