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Secretory Pathway MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Secretory Pathway
Tree Number(s)
G03.143.925
G04.468.580
Unique ID
D055571
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055571
Scope Note
A series of sequential intracellular steps involved in the transport of proteins (such as hormones and enzymes) from the site of synthesis to outside the cell. The pathway involves membrane-bound compartments through which the newly synthesized proteins undergo POST-TRANSLATIONAL MODIFICATIONS, packaging, storage, or transportation to the PLASMA MEMBRANE for secretion.
Entry Term(s)
Secretion Pathway
Secretion Process
Secretory Process
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2016/07/01
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