A pathway by which a plasma membrane protein may reach the plasma membrane
In eukaryotic cells, protein synthesis occurs in rough ER sites. Proteins are synthesized in the ribosomes which are associated with ER. The signal sequence located at the N-terminus of the protein directs the synthesized proteins through the pathway.
A pathway by which a secreted protein may be deposited outside the cell.
Secreted proteins also contain a signal sequence which guide them to the endoplasmic reticulum.
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