from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small particle in the cytoplasm of a cell, typically consisting of fragmented endoplasmic reticulum to which ribosomes are attached.
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- n. A vesicle formed as an artifact of cell disruption
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a tiny granule in the cytoplasm of a cell; it consists of ribosomes bound to fragments of the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as microsoma.
- n. One of the minute granules found in the protoplasm of animal and plant cells and by some biologists regarded as the ultimate units of living matter. The microsomes of the nucleus are known as karyomicrosomes, those of the cytoplasm of the cell as cytomicrosomes. See cut under aster, 7.
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- n. a tiny granule in the cytoplasm that is where protein synthesis takes place under the direction of mRNA
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Oral administration of a turmeric extract inhibits erythrocyte and liver microsome membrane oxidation in rabbits fed with an atherogenic diet.
Several putative substrates for F3'5'H were tested in vitro using enzyme assays on microsome preparations.
 Localization chloroplast (enzyme is targeted to the outer chloroplast envelope )  microsome
[1-9, 10, 11-14] Localization microsome [9, 10] mitochondrial membrane
< 1, 2 > [1-3] Localization microsome < 1, 2 > (16 different cytochrome P-450 have been isolated from mouse liver of which each contains numerous different forms of P-450 ) [1-3] Purification
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[1, 2] Localization microsome < 1, 2 > (membrane bound ) [1-4]
 Localization microsome (membrane bound )  References
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