OBO ID: GO:0005905
Term Name: clathrin-coated pit Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • coated pit
Definition: A part of the endomembrane system in the form of an invagination of a membrane upon which a clathrin coat forms, and that can be converted by vesicle budding into a clathrin-coated vesicle. Coated pits form on the plasma membrane, where they are involved in receptor-mediated selective transport of many proteins and other macromolecules across the cell membrane, in the trans-Golgi network, and on some endosomes. (3)
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:sao1969557946
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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