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Name: Bulk Transport
ID: m44419
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Describe endocytosis, including phagocytosis, pinocytosis, and receptor-mediated endocytosis
  • Understand the process of exocytosis
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: bulk transport, clathrin, endocytosis, exocytosis, membrane function, membrane structure, phagocytosis, pinocytosis, plasma membrane, potocytosis, receptor-mediated endocytosis
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (
Copyright Holders: Rice University (
Maintainers: OpenStax College (, Cnx Biology (

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 10:37 am -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 26, 2013 3:39 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.7 Apr 26, 2013 3:39 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
fixed Wiley errata

Version: 1.6 Apr 5, 2013 3:31 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
replaced "multiple choice" with "review questions", removed spaces before figure links

Version: 1.5 Mar 7, 2013 12:22 pm -0600 by Cnx Biology
fixed summary

Version: 1.4 Feb 28, 2013 11:46 am -0600 by Cnx Biology
fix fixed links

Version: 1.3 Jan 28, 2013 11:44 am -0600 by Cnx Biology
fixed summary title, removed span-all

Version: 1.2 Jan 25, 2013 4:44 pm -0600 by Cnx Biology
initial publication

Version: 1.1 Aug 28, 2012 12:27 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
Created module

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