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Unformatted text preview: transport chemicals out of the cell or to allow them to enter a cell. Exocytosis is the term applied when transport is out of the cell. Endocytosis is the case when a molecule causes the cell membrane to bulge inward, forming a vesicle.Phagocytosis is the type of endocytosis where an entire cell is engulfed. Pinocytosis is when the external fluid is engulfed. Receptor-mediated endocytosis occurs when the material to be transported binds to certain specific molecules in the membrane. Examples include the transport of insulin and cholesterol into animal cells....
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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