Recycling endosomes.

Goldenring JR
Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2015 35: 117-22

PMID: 26022676 · PMCID: PMC4529760 · DOI:10.1016/j.ceb.2015.04.018

The endosomal membrane recycling system represents a dynamic conduit for sorting and re-exporting internalized membrane constituents. The recycling system is composed of multiple tubulovesicular recycling pathways that likely confer distinct trafficking pathways for individual cargoes. In addition, elements of the recycling system are responsible for assembly and maintenance of apical membrane specializations including primary cilia and apical microvilli. The existence of multiple intersecting and diverging recycling tracks likely accounts for specificity in plasma membrane recycling trafficking.

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Biological Transport Cell Membrane Cell Polarity Endocytosis Endosomes Humans

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