Membranes160-page13 - When sufficient molecules have been...

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Membrane Structure and Function - 13 Methods of Endocytosis Pinocytosis Membrane invaginates, substances "fall" in cavity, used for moving fluids into or out of a cell. Whatever molecules were in the fluid will be moved into the cell. Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis Receptor molecules in the membrane attract the substance to be moved into the cell, creating a membrane depression in that area (or coated pit).
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Unformatted text preview: When sufficient molecules have been attracted, the pocket will be pinched off forming a coated vesicle in the cytoplasm. • Phagocytosis Membrane surrounds and engulfs object, used for larger objects, such as engulfing prey by the protist, Amoeba , and bacteria by white blood cells....
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