condensing vacuole


condensing vacuole
Vacuole formed from the cis face of the Golgi apparatus by the fusion of smaller vacuoles. Within the condensing vacuole the contents are concentrated and may become semi-crystalline (zymogen granules or secretory vesicles).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • prozymogen granule — (= condensing vacuole) Stage in the development of a mature secretory vesicle (zymogen granule) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • CV — agricult. abbr. Coefficient of Variation biomed. abbr. Condensing Vacuole gen. abbr. Coefficient of Variation acronym Curriculum Vitae …   United dictionary of abbreviations and acronyms


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