11-08-13 endocytosis questions

If a cell needs cholesterol how does it go about

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Unformatted text preview: the role of the early endosome in endocytosis? Dietary cholesterol is packaged by your liver into LDLs and released into the bloodstream. If a cell needs cholesterol, how does it go about getting some of these LDLs from the bloodstream into the cell (what is the overall process called)? (Hint, is there a membrane transporter for this? Why or why not?) What protein does a cell use to sense the presence of LDLs in the blood and initiate endocytosis? LDLs enter cells via clathrin- mediated endocytosi...
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