Spherosomes

Known as: Spherosome, lipid storage body (sensu viridiplantae), Oil Bodies 
A subcellular organelle of plant cells surrounded by 'half-unit' or a monolayer membrane instead of the more usual bilayer. The storage body has a… (More)
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2013
Review
2013
Oil produced in plant seeds is utilized as a major source of calories for human nutrition, as feedstocks for non-food uses such… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are capable of self-renewal and differentiation along the osteogenic, chondrogenic, and adipogenic… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Triacylglycerol (TAG) biosynthesis is a principal metabolic pathway in most organisms, and TAG is the major form of carbon… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
LEAFY COTYLEDON2 (LEC2) is a central regulator of embryogenesis sufficient to induce somatic cells to form embryos when expressed… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Many plants deposit TAG in seeds and fruits as the major form of storage lipid. TAG production is of tremendous socioeconomic… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Triacylglycerol hydrolysis (lipolysis) plays a pivotal role in the life cycle of many plants by providing the carbon skeletons… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Plants have considerable potential for the production of biopharmaceutical proteins and peptides because they are easily… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Oil bodies isolated from the mature seeds of rape (Brassica napus L.), mustard (Brassica juncea L.), cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Storage triacylglycerols (TAG) in plant seeds are present in small discrete intracellular organelles called oil bodies. An oil… (More)
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1978
1978
Spherosomes (oleosomes) of cotyledons of rape (Brassica napus L.), sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), and watermelon (Citrullus… (More)
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