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Definition of "endosomal" [endosomal]

  • Of or pertaining to an endosome (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "endosomal" in a sentence
  • "The globs then become encapsulated in structures called endosomal carrier vesicles / multivesicular bodies (ECV / MVBs) that pinch off from the early endosome and carry their contents toward the lysosomes."
  • "In addition to the previously identified FTO and MC4R genes, the researchers detected significant association of obesity with three new risk loci in NPC1 (endosomal/lysosomal Niemann-Pick C1 gene), near MAF (encoding the transcription factor c-MAF) and near PTER (phosphotriesterase-related gene)."
  • ""The fact that both [plants and animals] share some similarities in the endosomal signaling system means that this system is either much older than we could have ever assumed, or that plants have independently evolved the same solution to the same problem, a scenario that I favor," study author Niko Geldner of The Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, told The Scientist."