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microsomes
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Artifactual vesicles formed from the endoplasmic reticulum when cells are disrupted. They are isolated by differential centrifugation and are composed of three structural features: rough vesicles, smooth vesicles, and ribosomes.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Broader Term
subcellular fractions
Narrower Term
liver microsomes
Spanish
microsomas
Term Number
50441