OBO ID: GO:0030141
Term Name: secretory granule Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • secretory vesicle
Definition: A small subcellular vesicle, surrounded by a membrane, that is formed from the Golgi apparatus and contains a highly concentrated protein destined for secretion. Secretory granules move towards the periphery of the cell and upon stimulation, their membranes fuse with the cell membrane, and their protein load is exteriorized. Processing of the contained protein may take place in secretory granules. 0198506732
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