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Golgi body Line breaks: Golgi body
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒldʒi/
(also Golgi apparatus)

Definition of Golgi body in English:


A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport.
Example sentences
  • These findings are supported by studies on the intracellular traffic between the Golgi apparatus and the plasma membrane (correlative light-microscopy using the green fluorescent protein technology).
  • In all eukaryotic cells, the Golgi apparatus is a central organelle in the secretory processes.
  • The major destinations for proteins exiting the Golgi apparatus are the plasma membrane and the vacuolar system.
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