Term Information [More information on melanosome]

Accession
GO:0042470
Name
melanosome
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
A tissue-specific, membrane-bounded cytoplasmic organelle within which melanin pigments are synthesized and stored. Melanosomes are synthesized in melanocyte cells. Source: GOC:jl, PMID:11584301
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042470 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Ancestors of melanosome (GO:0042470)
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melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
melanosome [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cytoplasm (GO:0005737)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cytoplasmic part (GO:0044444)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043227)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vesicle (GO:0031982)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cytoplasmic vesicle (GO:0031410)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043231)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) membrane-bounded vesicle (GO:0031988)
melanosome [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cytoplasmic, membrane-bounded vesicle (GO:0016023)
melanosome [is_a relation] is_a  pigment granule (GO:0048770)
Children of melanosome (GO:0042470)
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melanosome lumen (GO:0034493) [part_of relation] part_of  melanosome
melanosome membrane (GO:0033162) [part_of relation] part_of  melanosome
Wikipedia
Melanosome