- a transport vesicle having a COP (coat protein) coat; COPI-coated vesicles transport cargo within the Golgi complex and from the Golgi complex to the endoplasmic reticulum, while COPII-coated vesicles transport cargo from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi complex.
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