Definitions

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  • n. A membrane-bound organelle which is formed from the fusing of a lysosome and a phagosome

Etymologies

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phago- +‎ lysosome

Examples

  • Uptake of M. bovis BCG by macrophages stimulates similar relocation of Irgm1 to the bacterial phagosome and phagolysosome

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  • Once BioParticles are engulfed, the acidic environment within the phagolysosome causes a significant increase in fluorescent emission by the particles.

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  • J Infect Dis 187: 748-757. van der Wel N, Hava D, Houben D, Fluitsma D, van Zon M, et al. (2007) M. tuberculosis and M. leprae translocate from the phagolysosome to the cytosol in myeloid cells.

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