What Is Endocytosis?


Endocytosis is the process through which cells absorb molecules by engulfing them. During this process, a portion of the cell membrane surrounds the substance to be absorbed, forming a pocket that projects into the interior of the cell.
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Large polar molecules cannot pass through the hydrophobic plasma membrane of the cell. Thus, these molecules (proteins, low density lipoproteins, etc) are ingested by the cells by
Endocytosis is a process in which a substance enters a cell without passing through the cell membrane.
The organelle responsible for degradation of material brought into the
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the transport of solid matter or liquid into a cell by means of a coated vacuole or vesicle (exocytosis).
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Endocytosis is the process which the cells use to absorb molecules like food substances to engulf them. It is used because most of the substances are so large that they cannot go through the membrane. There are pathways which are used for this process and can be divided into four categories.
Endocytosis is the case when a molecule causes the cell membrane to bulge inward, forming a vesicle.
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