Term Information [More information on lipid particle]

Accession
GO:0005811
Name
lipid particle
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
adiposome, lipid body, lipid droplet
Definition
An intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle comprising a matrix of coalesced lipids surrounded by a phospholipid monolayer. May include associated proteins. Source: GOC:tb, GOC:mah
Comment
Note that this term does not refer to vesicles, but instead to structures in which lipids do not necessarily form bilayers.
History
See term history for GO:0005811 at QuickGO
Subset
goslim_generic
goslim_chembl
Community
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Ancestors of lipid particle (GO:0005811)
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lipid particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
lipid particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
lipid particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
lipid particle [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
lipid particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
lipid particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
lipid particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
lipid particle [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043228)
lipid particle [is_a relation] is_a  intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043232)
Children of lipid particle (GO:0005811)
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ascus lipid particle (GO:0005633) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid particle
monolayer-surrounded lipid storage body (GO:0012511) [is_a relation] is_a  lipid particle
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