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Exocytosis

The process of vesicles fusing with plasma membrane and secreting content.

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Membrane-bound organelles

Organelles surrounded by phospholipid membrane. For example, lysosomes and the Golgi apparatus.

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DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid- the hereditary material in cells.

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Complimentary base pairing

The way in which nitrogenous base pairings in DNA pair with each other. Adenine (A) always bonds always bonds with Thymine (T) (or uracil (U) in mRNA) and Guanine always bonds with Cytosine.

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RNA

Ribonucleic acid- a molecule of long chains with nucleotides.