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Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane

"Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Specialized regions of the cell membrane composed of pits coated with a bristle covering made of the protein CLATHRIN. These pits are the entry route for macromolecules bound by cell surface receptors. The pits are then internalized into the cytoplasm to form the COATED VESICLES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2010
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