endosome


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(en'dō-sōm),
A more or less central body in the vesicular nucleus of certain Feulgen-negative (DNA-) protozoa (for example, trypanosomes, parasitic amebae, and phytoflagellates), with the chromatin (DNA+) lying between the nuclear membrane and the endosome. Compare: nucleolus.
[endo- + G. sōma, body]

endosome

/en·do·some/ (en´do-sōm)
1. in endocytosis, a vesicle that has lost its coat of clathrin.
2. a nucleolus-like, intranuclear, RNA-containing organelle of certain flagellate protozoa that persists during mitosis.

en·do·some

(en'dō-sōm)
A more or less central body in the vesicular nucleus of certain Feulgen-negative protozoa (e.g., trypanosomes, parasitic amebae, and phytoflagellates), with the chromatin lying between the nuclear membrane and the endosome.
[endo- + G. sōma, body]

endosome

intracellular vesicles formed from the cell membrane which are involved in intracellular transport.
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The phosholipase 2 motif in the N terminal VP1 region, generally conserved in parvoviruses, was not found in either GFADV not AMDV (online Appendix Figure 3), which suggests that this parvovirus genus uses a different mechanism to escape the endosome during infection (15).
Jung added that the increase in cholesterol is only within the endosome compartment of cells and has no impact on or effect from the level of cholesterol in the bloodstream.
Strands of amino acids in the viral membrane -- usually held under tension -- spring up, causing the peptides to make contact with the inside surface of the endosome.
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Dynein, a motor protein, transports endosomes to another structure called a lysosome, which destroys the endosome and its dangerous cargo.
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