OBO ID: GO:0031469
Term Name: bacterial microcompartment Search Ontology:
  • BAC
  • BMC
  • polyhedral organelle
Definition: An organelle found in bacteria consisting of a proteinaceous coat containing metabolic enzymes whose purpose is the sequestration or concentration of metabolites and which has the appearance of a polygonal granule by electron microscopy. (5)
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available