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Descriptor English: Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane
Descriptor Spanish: Invaginaciones Cubiertas de la Membrana Celular
Descriptor Portuguese: Invaginações Revestidas da Membrana Celular
Descriptor French: Puits tapissés
Entry term(s): Bristle Coated Pits
Bristle-Coated Pit
Bristle-Coated Pits
Cell Membrane Coated Pits
Cell-Membrane Coated Pit
Cell-Membrane Coated Pits
Coated Pit, Cell-Membrane
Coated Pits, Cell Membrane
Pit, Bristle-Coated
Pit, Cell-Membrane Coated
Pits, Bristle-Coated
Pits, Cell-Membrane Coated
Tree number(s): A11.284.149.165.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Cell Membrane (1966-1982)
Endocytosis (1973-1982)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under RECEPTOSOMES 1983-90
History Note: 91(83); was see under RECEPTOSOMES 1983-90
Entry Version: COATED PITS
Related: Clathrin MeSH
DeCS ID: 30311
Unique ID: D003034
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1982/04/22
Revision Date: 2000/06/22
Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane - Preferred
Concept UI M0004661
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.
Preferred term Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane
Entry term(s) Bristle Coated Pits
Bristle-Coated Pit
Bristle-Coated Pits
Cell Membrane Coated Pits
Cell-Membrane Coated Pit
Cell-Membrane Coated Pits
Coated Pit, Cell-Membrane
Coated Pits, Cell Membrane
Pit, Bristle-Coated
Pit, Cell-Membrane Coated
Pits, Bristle-Coated
Pits, Cell-Membrane Coated



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