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Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.149.165.175
Unique ID
D003034
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003034
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
COATED PITS
Entry Term(s)
Bristle-Coated Pits
Cell-Membrane Coated Pits
Previous Indexing
Cell Membrane (1966-1982)
Endocytosis (1973-1982)
See Also
Clathrin
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RECEPTOSOMES 1983-90
History Note
91(83); was see under RECEPTOSOMES 1983-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/22
Revision Date
2000/06/22
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