Peroxisomes as dynamic organelles

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Abstract

Peroxisomes are cell organelles that are present inalmost all eukaryotic cells. Their enzyme content – andhence their function – is highly variable and dependson the organism, cell type and developmental stage,and (in ‘yeast and filamentous fungi) on the growthconditions. Peroxisomes are highly dynamic organelles:both their function and their abundance (number percell, size) may rapidly change in response to externalstimuli.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3267
Number of pages1
JournalFebs Journal
Volume277
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug-2010

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Organelles
  • Peroxisomes

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