Membrane Traffic in Relation with Release Mechanisms in Neuroendocrine Cells in Culture

  • A. Tixier-Vidal
  • C. Tougard
  • A. Faivre Bauman
Part of the Biochemical Endocrinology book series (BIOEND)


In eucaryotic cells the release of secretory products involves at least two membrane pathways: a biosynthetic route along which membrane proteins and secretory proteins travel from their site of synthesis to the plasma membrane and an endocytic route which serves for the recycling and/ or degradation of membrane components. All of these pathways converge to the Golgi zone where membrane components and secretory material are sorted and directed to their final sites.


Synaptic Vesicle Secretory Granule Axon Terminal Anterior Pituitary Cell Hypothalamic Neuron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Tixier-Vidal
    • 1
  • C. Tougard
    • 1
  • A. Faivre Bauman
    • 1
  1. 1.Groupe de Neuroendocrinologie Cellulaire et Moléculaire C.N.R.S. U.A. 04 1115Collège de FranceParis Cedex 05France

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