Term: hepatocyte lysosome
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Name: hepatocyte
Synonyms: hepatocytes
Definition: The main structural component of the liver. They are specialized epithelial cells that are organized into interconnected plates called lobules.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009111]
Name: lysosome
Synonyms:
Definition: A small lytic vacuole that has cell cycle-independent morphology and is found in most animal cells and that contains a variety of hydrolases, most of which have their maximal activities in the pH range 5-6. The contained enzymes display latency if properly isolated. About 40 different lysosomal hydrolases are known and lysosomes have a great variety of morphologies and functions.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005764]   QuickGO   AmiGO