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Autophagocytosis of melanosomes in cultured embryonic retinal pigment cells.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6832319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Autophagocytosis not only accounts for the early pigment loss found in proliferating cultured retinal pigment cells, but also occurs in slowly growing and in non-proliferating cells. Both melanosome synthesis and destruction may take place concurrently in cells. Autophagosomes may contain both fully formed melanosomes and also premelanosomes in various stages of formation, are positive for lysosomal enzyme activity, and likely represent secondary lysosomes.
R I Garcia; E A Flynn; G Szabo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experientia     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0014-4754     ISO Abbreviation:  Experientia     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-05-27     Completed Date:  1983-05-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376547     Medline TA:  Experientia     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cell Division
Chick Embryo
Microscopy, Electron
Pigment Epithelium of Eye / cytology,  immunology*
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