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Cell - 11 The Cell’s Endomembrane System Not only do membranes form the boundary of the cell, the plasma membrane, but within the cell we find a membrane system composed of a number of components, each of which may connect to the plasma membrane as well as to the nuclear envelope and to other internal structures. Small membrane fragments may be pinched off forming vesicles that are used for transport. Other membranes form vacuoles that hold things for periods of time.
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Unformatted text preview: Lipids are formed within the endomembrane system and polypeptide chains of proteins are modified and translocated within the membrane system. Endomembrane Components • Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum and associated Ribosomes • Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum • Golgi Complex • Lysosomes • Assorted vesicles and vacuoles Some components of the Endomembrane System...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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