what is cis convex and trans concave surface of the golgi apparatus

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Cis face of golgi apparatus Trans face of golgi apparatus
The cis face is the part of the Golgi apparatus where products are packaged and sent to the required destination determined by enzymes. The trans face is where mature products leave the Golgi apparatus in vesicles.
It forms the convex side of cisternae It forms the concave side of cisternae
It is also called forming face It is also called  maturing face


As they resemble the convex and concave mirrors. Therefore they are named so.

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