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lipid bodies

Cytoplasmic inclusion which contains lipids and has an unusual membrane composed of a single layer of phospholipids. Lipid bodies are especially found in oil-rich seeds.
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  • oil bodies
  • liposomes (organelles)
  • spherosomes
  • oleosomes
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