Fig. 13A: Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis
- Step 1
(Uptake of low-density lipoprotein
(LDL) particles that transport cholesterol in the blood)
LDL particles bind to
specific LDL receptors in coated pits of the cytoplasmic membrane. The
coat on the inner surface of the membrane is a layer of a protein called clathrin.
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