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Trans-Golgi network


  • TGN


A network of membrane compartments, located at the cytoplasmic side of the golgi apparatus, where proteins and lipids are sorted for transport to various locations in the cell or cell membrane.

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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

Published: November 30, 2015