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ZIRC
OBO ID: GO:0005770
Term Name: late endosome Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • prevacuolar compartment
  • PVC
Definition: A prelysosomal endocytic organelle differentiated from early endosomes by lower lumenal pH and different protein composition. Late endosomes are more spherical than early endosomes and are mostly juxtanuclear, being concentrated near the microtubule organizing center. (2)
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090702
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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