OBO ID: GO:0010287
Term Name: plastoglobule Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • PG
  • plastoglobuli
Definition: A lipoprotein particle present in chloroplasts. They are rich in non-polar lipids (triglycerides, esters) as well as in prenylquinones, plastoquinone and tocopherols. Plastoglobules are often associated with thylakoid membranes, suggesting an exchange of lipids with thylakoids. 16461379
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Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available