: a vesicle formed by the invagination and pinching off of the cell membrane during endocytosis
Examples of endosome in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebOn the left hand side lies a separate but interacting pathway that begins in the endosome.
William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 Chloroquine reduces the acidity in endosomes, compartments that cells use to ingest material from the outside and that coronaviruses can use instead of the ACE2 receptor to enter a cell.
Kai Kupferschmidt, Science | AAAS, 2 Apr. 2020 Under the stimulus of pain, NK1 receptors actually migrate from the surface of neurons into internal compartments called endosomes, the study found.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 31 May 2017
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