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  • n. Plural form of microsome.


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  • During the 1950s, it became evident that the process required an RNA template that was originally thought to be part of the microsomes on which the assembly of amino acids took place.


  • Within the liver cell, the primary subcellular components that contain the transforming enzymes are the microsomes (small vesicles) of the endoplasmic reticulum and the soluble fraction of the cytoplasm (cytosol).


  • Glucuronidation enzymes, however, are contained in microsomes.


  • It is found in microsomes and is responsible for oxidation reactions of a wide array of chemicals.


  • The preparation using human liver microsomes converted BPA to the glucuronide metabolite at a significantly lower rate than did the rat microsomes.

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  • Examining the estrogenicity of the metabolized preparation using the yeast estrogenicity assay, they found that rat microsomes were more effective at reducing estrogenicity than human microsomes.

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  • At about the same time, with the help of electron microscopy, the microsomes became the endoplasmic reticulum.

    Albert Claude - Nobel Lecture

  • Two short years later the microsomes, basophilic components of the cell ground substance, had settled in one of my test tubes, still a structureless jelly, but now captive in our hands.

    Albert Claude - Nobel Lecture

  • Tumor microsomes from animals given MaxEPA had decreased ability to synthesize AA metabolites.

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  • L'activit cardiovasculaire a t mise en vidence sur les modles exprimentaux suivants: les plaquettes sanguines de lapin, les oreillettes droite et gauche de cobaye, l'artre centrale de l'oreille du lapin, les microsomes de la vsicule sminale de mouton (5,8).

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