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    What is the function of coat proteins relating to vesicular traffic from the endoplasmic reticulum through the golgi apparatus?

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    ER, Golgi, and Vesicles

    Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is contiguous with thenuclear membrane. Vesicular traffic normallystarts from the ER, through the Golgi and then to finaldestinations at some other organelle or at cell surface.

    Vesicle Coats

    Various proteins associate with vesicles. These coat proteins serve two apparent functions: to organize and pinch off the vesicle and to concentrate the constituents ...

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    What is the function of coat proteins relating to vesicular traffic from the endoplasmic reticulum through the golgi apparatus.

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