chitosome


chitosome
Membrane-bound vesicular organelle (40-70nm diameter) found in many fungi. Contains chitin sythetase that produces chitin microfibrils that are released and incorporated into the cell wall.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • χιτόσωμα — το, Ν (βιοχ.) είδος κυστιδικού σωματιδίου το οποίο περιέχει το ένζυμο συνθάση τής χιτίνης. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. chitosome] …   Dictionary of Greek


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.