Talk:Cisterna

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Improper Citation, Inadequate Information[edit]

The article credits M.J. Klute et al. with the information about Golgi stacking. While Klute addresses the phenomenon, the paper does not contain the information suggested. Where does this evidence actually come from? If the eight instances are mentioned, they should probably also be listed or at least adequately cited.

Additionally, what does each of the four classes of cisternae do? This information is given in the first source, and could benefit the article.

At the current state, the information on cisterna would be helpful at giving a general overview of what cisterna is and the role it plays in the cell. However, the article does not give an in-depth explanation for as student in an Intro Biology course. The article could greatly benefit from the additional information suggested and cited, and other citations must be corrected or updated. As stated by Wikipedia, there seems to be some issues with plagiarism within the article. Some of the statements reference to the first source seem very close to the original author's wording, which would be against copyright and Wikipedia's guidelines. The facts could be paraphrased to eliminated plagiarism.

--Garretson9 (talk) 19:54, 22 September 2016 (UTC)garretson9

"3 to 7" or "5 to 8" cisternae per apparatus?[edit]

This page says "A typical Golgi has anywhere from 3 to 7 cisternae stacked upon each other... but there are usually around 6", but the main page for the Golgi apparatus says "Between five and eight are usually present..."

Apart from the numerical description on this page being somewhat awkward, which range is more accurate?

Alveolate 15:21, 30 April 2007 (UTC)

3 to 7 and usually 6 is correct. source--my 2007 biology book. Sentriclecub (talk) 04:07, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Formation of new cisternae[edit]

The writing is unclear here:

The formation of new cisternae is often called the cis-Golgi network and at the end of the Golgi where transport to other parts of the cell occurs is called the trans-Golgi network. Both are thought to be specialized cisternae leading in and out of the Golgi apparatus.

Does this mean that the new cisternae are formed at the end of the Golgi? Or perhaps it means that the newer ones are used at the transport end. Or perhaps something else?

Stifynsemons (talk) 15:19, 14 August 2010 (UTC)