coated vesicle


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coat·ed ves·i·cle

a vesicle that has its biomembrane coated with the protein clathrin. It is involved in the transport of proteins from one membrane site to another.
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Also occurred caveolae, smaller pits and pale small vesicles localized next to the apical brush border of microvillus as well as coated vesicles, smooth surface vesicles and great vesicles were seen.
Coated pits, coated vesicles and receptor mediated endocytosis.