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Endosome membraneEndosomeMembraneEndomembrane system

Definition

The membrane surrounding the endosome. Endosomes are highly dynamic membrane systems involved in transport within the cell, they receive endocytosed cell membrane molecules and sort them for either degradation or recycling back to the cell surface.

Synonyms

Endosomal membrane

Category

› Cellular component

GOi

endosome membrane [ GO:0010008 ]