MadSci Network: Cell Biology

Re: Very confused about cytosol and cytoplasm!?!

Date: Tue Mar 9 23:47:02 2004
Posted By: Dr. Nagesh N Bhat, Post-doc/Fellow, Biophysics,
Area of science: Cell Biology
ID: 1078594696.Cb

Cytoplasm is a general term used to describe the aqueous content of cell 
inside the plasma membrane. It includes various intracellular organnelles or 
compartments too. Cytosol is the general liquid area of the cytoplasm excluding 
the compartments.

For further details, refer Genes V (page 30) or Genes VII by Benjamin 

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