Carl E. Creutz
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Diversity and Functions
Structure and Mechanism of Action
Books and Reviews
Release of secretory product from a cell by fusion of an intracellular vesicle containing
the product with the cell-surface membrane.
Merger of two biological membranes to form a single membrane, as when the
membrane of a secretory vesicle fuses with the surface membrane of the cell.
Common constituent of biological membranes composed of two fatty acids esteriFed to
a glycerol backbone with a head group containing a phosphate ester.
Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2nd Edition
. Edited by Robert A. Meyers.
2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.