Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 7 - 7.5 - Concept Check: 1


Exocytosis, since the growing cell needs a larger plasma membrane. This is achieved by sending more vesicles, containing membrane lipids, to the plasma membrane from inside the cell.

Work Step by Step

Endocytosis pulls membrane from the plasma membrane of the cell, and exocytosis sends membrane outward. When exocytosis is greater than endocytosis, the plasma membrane grows with the cell.
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