In primate goblet cells, the membranes of adjacent mucous granules from contact areas which appear as extensive pentalaminar fusion sites in thin sections. In freeze-fracture replicas, the same membrane areas are smooth, except for a few 6-8-nm particles which adhere to the E face. These protein-poor membrane interaction sites are relatively long-lived, and it is proposed that further stimulus may be required to trigger membrane fission.
Article| September 01 1977
Membrane interactions between adjacent mucols secretion granules.
M R Neutra
S F Schaeffer
Online ISSN: 1540-8140
Print ISSN: 0021-9525
J Cell Biol (1977) 74 (3): 983–991.
M R Neutra, S F Schaeffer; Membrane interactions between adjacent mucols secretion granules.. J Cell Biol 1 September 1977; 74 (3): 983–991. doi: https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.74.3.983
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