\ke͡ɪvˈə͡ʊləz], \keɪvˈəʊləz], \k_eɪ_v_ˈəʊ_l_ə_z]\
Definitions of CAVEOLAS
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Endocytic/exocytic CELL MEMBRANE STRUCTURES rich in glycosphingolipids, cholesterol, and lipid-anchored membrane proteins that function in ENDOCYTOSIS (potocytosis), transcytosis, and SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. Caveolae assume various shapes from open pits to closed vesicles. Caveolar coats are composed of CAVEOLINS.
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