Golgi Apparatus

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I was wondering what the function of having multiple stacks in the golgi body was. Does each stack have its unique enzymes, or, does each stack send to a different place?


Your first hypothesis is the correct one. You have different enzymes, which may or may not work on a molecule as it passes through, in the different layers of the stacks. All sorting is done at the trans face, so you don't get sent to your final destination from within the stack.

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