Endoplasmic reticulum export sites and Golgi bodies behave as single mobile secretory units in plant cells.

@article{daSilva2004EndoplasmicRE,
  title={Endoplasmic reticulum export sites and Golgi bodies behave as single mobile secretory units in plant cells.},
  author={Luis L P daSilva and Erik Lee Snapp and J{\"u}rgen Denecke and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz and Chris Hawes and Federica Brandizzi},
  journal={The Plant cell},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={1753-71}
}
In contrast with animals, plant cells contain multiple mobile Golgi stacks distributed over the entire cytoplasm. However, the distribution and dynamics of protein export sites on the plant endoplasmic reticulum (ER) surface have yet to be characterized. A widely accepted model for ER-to-Golgi transport is based on the sequential action of COPII and COPI coat complexes. The COPII complex assembles by the ordered recruitment of cytosolic components on the ER membrane. Here, we have visualized… CONTINUE READING