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peroxisome

Saltos de línea: per|oxi|some
Pronunciación: /pəˈrɒksɪsəʊm
 
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Definición de peroxisome en inglés:

sustantivo

Biology
A small organelle present in the cytoplasm of many cells, which contains the reducing enzyme catalase and usually some oxidases.
Example sentences
  • The contributing enzymes are localized in three different organelles, chloroplasts, peroxisomes, and mitochondria.
  • These receptors were originally discovered as proteins activated by agents that stimulate proliferation of peroxisomes in rat liver.
  • We need to know more about the other enzymes in the lantern peroxisomes.

Origen

1960s: from peroxide + -some3.

Derivados

peroxisomal

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈsəʊm(ə)l/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Catalase, a well-known peroxisomal marker enzyme, was also included in this work.
  • This family includes receptors for steroid hormones, thyroid hormones, hormonal forms of vitamin A and D, and peroxisomal activators.
  • The other two proteins identified, Fox2 and Ams1, are peroxisomal and vacuolar enzymes, respectively.

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