Problem: Which of the following correctly describes the pathway taken by a protein destined for secretion from an animal cell? A) Golgi → rough ER → transport vesicle → plasma membrane B) rough ER → transport vesicle → lysosome → transport vesicle → plasma membrane C) rough ER → transport vesicle → Golgi → transport vesicle → plasma membrane D) plasma membrane → transport vesicle → Golgi → transport vesicle → rough ER

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Recall:

• Rough ER: synthesizes proteins

• Golgi apparatus: modifies proteins

• transport vesicles: used to transport large molecules

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Which of the following correctly describes the pathway taken by a protein destined for secretion from an animal cell? 

A) Golgi → rough ER → transport vesicle → plasma membrane 

B) rough ER → transport vesicle → lysosome → transport vesicle → plasma membrane 

C) rough ER → transport vesicle → Golgi → transport vesicle → plasma membrane 

D) plasma membrane → transport vesicle → Golgi → transport vesicle → rough ER

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