The Golgi Apparatus Quiz

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What is the Golgi apparatus?

The Golgi apparatus is an organelle found in most eukaryotic cells that packages proteins into membrane-bound vesicles inside the cell before sending them to their destination.

Who discovered the Golgi apparatus?

The Golgi apparatus was discovered by Italian biologist and pathologist Camillo Golgi in 1898.

What is the importance of the Golgi apparatus in processing proteins?

The Golgi apparatus is important in processing proteins for secretion, containing a set of glycosylation enzymes that attach various sugar monomers to proteins as they move through the apparatus.

What did some initially doubt about the discovery of the Golgi apparatus?

Some initially doubted the discovery, arguing that the appearance of the structure was merely an optical illusion created by the observation technique used by Golgi.

When was the Golgi apparatus discovered?

The Golgi apparatus was discovered in 1898 by Italian physician Camillo Golgi during an investigation of the nervous system.

What is the significance of the Golgi apparatus in protein processing?

It contains glycosylation enzymes for attaching sugar monomers to proteins

What is the function of the Golgi apparatus?

Packaging proteins into membrane-bound vesicles

Who was the Italian biologist and pathologist who identified the Golgi apparatus?

Camillo Golgi

What term did Camillo Golgi initially use for the Golgi apparatus?

Apparato reticolare interno

Why was the discovery of the Golgi apparatus initially doubted?

Some argued that the appearance of the structure was merely an optical illusion

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