trans Golgi network

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Related to trans Golgi network: Golgi body, Golgi complex, Golgi apparatus

trans Gol·gi net·work

cisternae and associated vesicles located at the distal aspect of the Golgi apparatus. The network's function is ensuring that proteins are modified in the Golgi; apparatus are packaged in vesicles and delivered to their proper destinations within the cell (e.g., lysosomes, secretory vesicles, and cell membranes).
See also: Golgi apparatus.