Protein Uptake in Multivesicular Bodies in the Molt-Intermolt Cycle of an Insect

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Science  27 Jan 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3761, pp. 467-469
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3761.467


Plant peroxidase injected into the hemocoel is taken up in granules by almost all tissues. These granules may become multivesicular bodies or isolation bodies which later breakdown. There is most uptake and breakdown at times in the molt-intermolt cycle when cells are engaged in active syntheses.