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Caveolae
MeSH HeadingCaveolae
Tree NumberA11.284.149.165.175.160
Tree NumberA11.284.149.165.570.160
Tree NumberA11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180.160
Scope NoteEndocytic/exocytic CELL MEMBRANE STRUCTURES rich in glycosphingolipids, cholesterol, and lipid-anchored membrane proteins that function in ENDOCYTOSIS (potocytosis), transcytosis, and SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. Caveolae assume various shapes from open pits to closed vesicles. Caveolar coats are composed of CAVEOLINS.
Entry TermCaveola
See AlsoCaveolins
Allowable QualifiersCH CL DE EN IM ME MI PA PH PS RA RE RI SE TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Cell Membrane (1971-2000)
History Note2001
Date of Entry20000627
Unique IDD021941


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Cell Membrane [A11.284.149]
         Cell Membrane Structures [A11.284.149.165]
            Coated Pits, Cell-Membrane [A11.284.149.165.175]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCaveolae [A11.284.149.165.175.160]

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Cell Membrane [A11.284.149]
         Cell Membrane Structures [A11.284.149.165]
            Membrane Microdomains [A11.284.149.165.570]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCaveolae [A11.284.149.165.570.160]

 
Cells [A11]
   Cellular Structures [A11.284]
      Intracellular Space [A11.284.430]
         Cytoplasm [A11.284.430.214]
            Cytoplasmic Structures [A11.284.430.214.190]
               Organelles [A11.284.430.214.190.875]
                  Cytoplasmic Vesicles [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190]
                     Transport Vesicles [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880]
                        Coated Vesicles [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeCaveolae [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180.160]
Clathrin-Coated Vesicles [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180.170]
COP-Coated Vesicles [A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180.180]

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