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17: Cytoplasmic Membranes

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    38038
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    Learning objectives

    1. Emphasize the dynamic nature of the endomembrane system within the cell.
    2. Elucidate the structure and function of the rough and smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
    3. Describe the basic synthetic pathways for secretory and integral membrane proteins.
    4. Describe the role and sites of glycosylation in the processing of secretory and integral membrane proteins.
    5. Elucidate the structure, function, and polarization of the Golgi complex.
    6. Explain the signals used to target proteins to their appropriate cellular location.
    7. Describe lysosomal structure and function and the diseases caused by lysosome malfunction.
    8. Distinguish between phagocytosis, bulk phase endocytosis, and receptor-mediated endocytosis.

    Thumbnail: Helle, Lucas, animal cell. CC BY 3.0. From Noun Project.


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