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exocyst ‎(plural exocysts)

  1. (biochemistry) a eukaryotic protein complex with functions related to vesicle trafficking, leading to a role in exocytosis


  • 1997 23 December 1997, Kee, Yun; et al., “Subunit structure of the mammalian exocyst complex”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, volume 94, number 26, pages 14438–14443: 
  • 2007 22 May 2007, Moore, Brian A.; et al., “The Crystal Structure of Mouse Exo70 Reveals Unique Features of the Mammalian Exocyst”, Journal of Molecular Biology, volume 371, number 2, pages 410–421: