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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]
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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]
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The retromer complex is essential for normal cell function, and it is involved in recycling of the proteins from the endosomes to trans-Golgi network or plasma membrane.
The GM is released slowly within 10 h under acidic conditions, which is used to simulate the pH of the endosome and lysosome compartments.
First, the cells internalize extracellular ligands or cellular components by endocytosis to form early endosomes. During early maturation, the endosomes form inward luminal vesicles (ILVs) by inward budding.
The antiviral effects of maoto were mainly explained by blocking the uncoating process of the influenza virus through the inhibition of V-ATPase, a proton pump located in the endosome and lysosome membranes.
Order Compartment Number of proteins 1 Cytoplasm 244 2 Membrane 126 3 Secreted 36 4 Mitochondrion 107 5 Nucleus 207 6 Endosome 12 7 Endoplasmic reticulum 47 8 Golgi apparatus 25 Table 2: Performance comparison of MultiP-Apo with BrP-Apo on the benchmark dataset MSapo518 by the jackknife test.
The Connecdenn DENN domain: a GEF for Rab35 mediating cargo-specific exit from early endosomes. Mol Cell 2010;37:370-382.
Alternatively, the pinacoderm and the mesohyl are called the cortex, and the choanoderm (CD) is known as the endosome. In the aquiferous system, endopinacocytes border inhalant and exhalant canals.
Endosomic APP protein as well as its processed fragments can return to plasma membrane, can be proteolytically degraded in the lysosome, or can be transported from early endosome to TGN.
(27-29) WNV gains entry into cells via receptor-mediated endocytosis with a subsequent pH-dependent conformational change of the envelope protein within the acidified endosome that allows fusion of the viral and endosomal membranes and release of the nucleocapsid into the cytoplasm.
Now, part three of this perilous journey through the cancer jungle swamps, plus crocodiles: Once the nanoparticles are picked up by the cancer cells, what happens to them is what happens to anything (nutrients, signaling molecules, etc.) that is picked up by receptor-mediated endocytosis in cells: They are enveloped in a lipid-bound container (vesicle, phagosome, then transforming into an endosome or lysosome during transport) and carried actively by transporter molecules along train-tracks (microtubules) that direct them toward the cell nucleus.
Once bound, the PA becomes activated on the cell surface and forms an indentation called an endosome that gets swallowed by the cell.