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A deep depression in the cell membrane of an eukaryotic cell which is coated with the protein clathrin and is ready to receive nutrient particles or regulatory molecules, whereupon it will form a coated vesicle. See also endocytosis.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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