Mechanisms of endocytosis.

  title={Mechanisms of endocytosis.},
  author={Gary J. Doherty and Harvey T. McMahon},
  journal={Annual review of biochemistry},
Endocytic mechanisms control the lipid and protein composition of the plasma membrane, thereby regulating how cells interact with their environments. Here, we review what is known about mammalian endocytic mechanisms, with focus on the cellular proteins that control these events. We discuss the well-studied clathrin-mediated endocytic mechanisms and dissect endocytic pathways that proceed independently of clathrin. These clathrin-independent pathways include the CLIC/GEEC endocytic pathway… 

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