Term Information [More information on mast cell granule]

Accession
GO:0042629
Name
mast cell granule
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
None
Definition
Coarse, bluish-black staining cytoplasmic granules, bounded by a plasma membrane and found in mast cells and basophils. Contents include histamine, heparin, chondroitin sulfates, chymase and tryptase. Source: PMID:12360215, GOC:jl, http://www.ijp-online.com/archives/1969/001/02/r0000-0000tc.htm
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0042629 at QuickGO
Subset
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Ancestors of mast cell granule (GO:0042629)
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mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cellular_component (GO:0005575)
mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell (GO:0005623)
mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cell part (GO:0044464)
mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular (GO:0005622)
mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) intracellular part (GO:0044424)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) organelle (GO:0043226)
mast cell granule [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) cytoplasm (GO:0005737)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular organelle (GO:0043229)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043227)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cytoplasmic part (GO:0044444)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) intracellular membrane-bounded organelle (GO:0043231)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) vacuole (GO:0005773)
mast cell granule [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lytic vacuole (GO:0000323)
mast cell granule [is_a relation] is_a  lysosome (GO:0005764)
Children of mast cell granule (GO:0042629)
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mast cell degranulation (GO:0043303) [occurs_in relation] occurs_in  mast cell granule
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