recycling endosome


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recycling endosome

a form of early endosome the internal pH of which is approximately 6.0; responsible for uncoupling of receptors from ligands and recycling the receptors to the plasma membrane. Compare: CURL.
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Interestingly, in our immunolabeling and confocal analysis performed in cultured astrocytes we found that small VAMP3-, VGLUT1-, and glutamate-positive SLMVs, large phogrin-positive DCGs, and lysosomes positive for markers of multivesicular bodies and late endosomes or early and recycling endosomes exist in the same astrocytes.
Ostroff et al., "Plasticity-induced growth of dendritic spines by exocytic trafficking from recycling endosomes," Neuron, vol.
RESULTS: Immunoblotting showed that endosomal fraction was enriched with Rab5 (96.23+2.38%, n=6) and Rab11 (95.01+3.96%, n=6), markers of early and recycling endosomes respectively.

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