Phagocytosis: How the phagosome became the phag-ER-some

Colin Watts (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Phagocytosis is a fundamental mechanism for engulfment of pathogens, dead and dying host cells and other particulate material. Surprisingly, the involvement of the endoplasmic reticulum in macrophage-mediated phagocytosis has only just been discovered.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)R666-R668
    Number of pages3
    JournalCurrent Biology
    Issue number19
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2002

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
    • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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