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Keyword - Glyoxysome (KW-0330)

Definition

Protein present in the glyoxysome, a membrane-surrounded plant cell organelle, especially found in germinating seeds, and involved in the breakdown and conversion of fatty acids to acetyl-CoA for the glyoxylate bypass. Since it is also rich in catalase, the glyoxysome may be related to the microbodies or peroxisomes or derived from them.

Category

Cellular component

Gene Ontology

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GOi

glyoxysome [ GO:0009514 ]

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