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Protein Sorting by Transport Vesicles

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Science  12 Apr 1996:
Vol. 272, Issue 5259, pp. 227-234
DOI: 10.1126/science.272.5259.227

Abstract

Eukaryotic life depends on the spatial and temporal organization of cellular membrane systems. Recent advances in understanding the machinery of vesicle transport have established general principles that underlie a broad variety of physiological processes, including cell surface growth, the biogenesis of distinct intracellular organelles, endocytosis, and the controlled release of hormones and neurotransmitters.