organelle organelle

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ

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News

  • Artificial organelles transform free radicals into water and oxygen

    Researchers have successfully developed artificial organelles that are able to support the reduction of toxic oxygen compounds. This opens up new ways in the development of novel drugs that can influence pathological states directly inside the cell.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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  • "The virus is reorganizing the cell to make a new organelle. It is a way to keep out competing processes and alarm-ringers and have a place where it can carry out its processes efficiently and for long periods of time," says Ahlquist.
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Paul Ahlquist Source: DailyIndia.com

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