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en·do·some

(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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Increased neuronal endocytosis and protease delivery to early endosomes in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: neuropathologic evidence for a mechanism of increased [Beta]-amyloidogenesis.
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One of the mechanisms regulating cellular cholesterol homeostasis is export from endosomes by Niemann-Pick disease proteins (NPC1 and NPC2) (Cheruku et al, 2006).
2+] has also been shown to accumulate in endosomes, lysosomes, secretory granules, the Golgi apparatus, and nucleus (for review, see Laude and Simpson 2009).
At the same time, the cells use endocytosis to carefully adjust the quantity of signal molecules on the cell membrane and in the endosomes - endocytosis and signalling pathways thus influence each other.
Class 5 sequence variations produce receptors that bind ligands in coated pits but fail to release them at acidic pH in endosomes, and thus do not recycle to the cell surface (13).
This assumption rests on the fact that one of the constituent drugs, Ephedrae Herba extract, was reported to inhibit the growth of influenza A PR8 virus in a transient association with the disappearance of acidified endosomes and lysosomes at an early phase of infection in MDCK cells (Mantani et al.
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EGFR is overexpressed in many cancers, and its activation is related to the tumor microenvironment; for example, oxidative stress-mediated activation of EGFR leads to failure of EGFR to undergo entry into early endosomes for subsequent degradation, resulting in prolonged activation of EGFR signaling, tumorigenesis, and malignancy [15,16].