are large immobile protein assemblies at the plasma membrane
which mark the site of endocytosis
. Prior to their identification in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
, sites of endocytosis
were thought to be chosen at random.
- Walther, Tobias C., et al. "Eisosomes mark static sites of endocytosis.", Nature. Vol. 439, 23 February 2006: 998-1003.