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Cell. 2017 May 4;169(4):766-766.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.04.031.

SnapShot:Macropinocytosis.

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Program in Cell Biology, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Hospital for Sick Children, 686 Bay Street, 19-9800, Toronto, ON M5G 0A4, Canada.
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Program in Cell Biology, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, Hospital for Sick Children, 686 Bay Street, 19-9800, Toronto, ON M5G 0A4, Canada; Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, 290 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5C 1N8, Canada.

Abstract

Macropinocytosis is the bulk ingestion of extracellular fluids via large endocytic vacuoles. This SnapShot provides an overview of physiological macropinocytosis in immune surveillance and its pathogenic contribution during infection and cancer proliferation.

PMID:
28475901
DOI:
10.1016/j.cell.2017.04.031
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