Figure 17-37. Electron micrograph of the Golgi complex in an exocrine pancreatic cell.

Figure 17-37Electron micrograph of the Golgi complex in an exocrine pancreatic cell

The stacked cisternae of the Golgi complex and a forming secretory vesicle are evident. Elements of the rough ER are on the left in this image. Adjacent to the rough ER are transitional elements from which smooth protrusions appear to be budding. These buds form the vesicles that transport secretory and membrane proteins from the rough ER to the Golgi complex. Other vesicles seen at the periphery of the cis side of the Golgi complex fuse to form the cis-Golgi reticulum, which lies between the ER and the cis-Golgi. See also Figure 5-49. [Courtesy G. Palade.]

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From: Section 17.7, Protein Glycosylation in the ER and Golgi Complex

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