id: GO:0006887
name: exocytosis
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A process of secretion by a cell that results in the release of intracellular molecules (e.g. hormones, matrix proteins) contained within a membrane-bounded vesicle by fusion of the vesicle with the plasma membrane of a cell. This is the process in which most molecules are secreted from eukaryotic cells.

Child Functions

GO:0002576platelet degranulation
GO:0016079synaptic vesicle exocytosis
GO:0017156calcium ion-dependent exocytosis
GO:0045054constitutive secretory pathway
GO:0045055regulated secretory pathway

Parent Functions

GO:0016192vesicle-mediated transport
GO:0032940secretion by cell