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Vesicles and Vacuoles

6 April, 2016 - 17:26

Vesicles and vacuoles are membrane-bound sacs that function in storage and transport. Vacuoles are somewhat larger than vesicles, and the membrane of a vacuole does not fuse with the membranes of other cellular components. Vesicles can fuse with other membranes within the cell system. Additionally, enzymes within plant vacuoles can break down macromolecules.

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Figure 3.13
The endomembrane system works to modify, package, and transport lipids and proteins. 
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