<cell biology> Organelle found in plant cells, containing the enzymes of the glyoxylate cycle.
Also contains catalase and enzymes for _ oxidation of fatty acids. Together with the peroxisome makes up the class of organelles known as microbodies.
Origin: Gr. Soma = body
(11 Mar 2008)
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glyoxylate aminotransferase, glyoxylate cycle
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