Term Information

Accession
GO:0070088
Name
PHA granule
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
polyhydroxyalkanoate granule, PHB granule
Alternate IDs
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Definition
An inclusion body located in the cytoplasm that consists of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) molecules and associated proteins, surrounded by a phospholipid monolayer; the proteins include PHA synthase, PHA depolymerase and 3HB-oligomer hydroxylase, phasins (PhaPs), which are thought to be the major structural proteins of the membrane surrounding the inclusion, and the regulator of phasin expression PhaR. Source: PMID:15762612, GOC:mah
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0070088 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of PHA granule (GO:0070088)
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PHA granule [is_a relation] is_a  intracellular membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043231)
PHA granule [is_a relation] is_a  cytoplasmic part (GO:0044444)
PHA granule [is_a relation] is_a  inclusion body (GO:0016234)

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