Class: Glycogen_Granule

•owl:Thing
        •bfo:Entity
                •snap:Continuant
                        •snap:IndependentContinuant
                                •snap:Object
                                        •Cellular_Component
                                                •Glycogen_Granule

Super Classes

has_Molecular_Constituent SOME Glycogen
Cellular_Component

Annotations

birn_annot:curationStatusuncurated
definitionCytoplasmic bead-like structures of animal cells, visible by electron microscope. Each granule is a functional unit with the biosynthesis and catabolism of glycogen being catalyzed by enzymes bound to the granule surface (Gene Ontology). Appears as small, electron dense particles 20-40 nm in diameter. Glycogen is difficult to fix in vivo so amounts may be underestimated (Peters, Palay and Webster).
gene_Ontology_ID0042587
sao_IDsao1081228141
umls_IDC0017911

Usage

Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

Astrocyte, Endfoot
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