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contractile vacuole tethering involved in discharge (GO:0140025)
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contractile vacuole tethering involved in discharge 
The initial, indirect interaction between a contractile vacuole membrane and a site of discharge in the plasma membrane. This interaction is mediated by tethering factors (or complexes), which interact with both membranes. Interaction can occur via direct binding to membrane phospholipids or membrane proteins, or via binding to vesicle coat proteins. This process is distinct from and prior to docking and fusion.
pore formation during contractile vacuole discharge 
synaptic vesicle targeting  
synaptic vesicle tethering involved in synaptic vesicle exocytosis 
vesicle targeting to fusome 
vesicle targeting, plasma membrane to endosome +  
vesicle targeting, to, from or within Golgi +   
vesicle tethering +   

Narrow Synonyms: contractile vacuole tethering to plasma membrane
Definition Sources: PMID:22323285

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