a: Golgi apparatus ~
b: sugar coating factory for proteins

What: Yes, it's like a postal hub that routes proteins to the outside of the cell. How does the routing occur? Within the Golgi, proteins made by the cell are glycosylated; sugars are added to them. They become glycoproteins. These sugars bond to and therefore label these proteins. They have been given a sugar-tag with specific instructions. What does the sugar-tag say to the cell? In many cases the message is " secrete me".

Writer: LucretiaMia
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Oct 24 2013 7:00 PM

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