Intracellular transport
Intracellular transport

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Intracellular transport

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • define and use each of the terms printed in bold in the text

  • describe the characteristics of different intracellular compartments with respect to their structure, location and composition within a mammalian cell

  • describe the traffic pathways between the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi apparatus, the endosomal compartments, and the basolateral and apical regions of the plasma membrane

  • give examples of regulated and unregulated secretion, the mechanisms controlling the processes, and their functional significance

  • give examples of endocytosis, the mechanisms involved and their functional significance.

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