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Host lipid dropletHost cell


The host lipid droplet is a dynamic cytoplasmic host organelle which consists of an heterogeneous macromolecular assembly of lipids and proteins covered by a unique phospholipid monolayer. They may play a role in host lipid metabolism and storage, and they may be involved in the regulation of intracellular trafficking and signal transduction.


Host adiposome
Host lipid bodies
Host lipid body
Host lipid particle
Host monolayer-surrounded lipid storage body
Host oil bodies
Host oil body
Host oleosome
Host spherosome


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Host lipid droplet


host cell lipid droplet [ GO:0044186 ]