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Keyword - Host lipid droplet (KW-1041)

Definition

Protein characteristic of host lipid droplet, 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.

Synonyms

  • 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

Category

Cellular component

Gene Ontology

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GOi

host cell lipid droplet [ GO:0044186 ]

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Host lipid dropletCellular component
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