Term: liver autophagosome
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Name: liver
Synonyms:
Definition: Solid compound organ with three lobes that has many functions including bile production, blood detoxification, the production of critical plasma proteins and clotting factors, complement proteins and the storage of many substances, such as lipids, amino acids, iron, and glycogen. Female fish produce vitellogenins in the liver.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000123]
Name: autophagosome
Synonyms: autophagic vacuole, initial autophagic vacuole
Definition: A double-membrane-bounded compartment that engulfs endogenous cellular material as well as invading microorganisms to target them to the lytic vacuole/lysosome for degradation as part of macroautophagy.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005776]   QuickGO   AmiGO