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Term:microneme
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Definition:A small, elongated secretory organelle that forms part of the apical complex, located along the main axis of an apicomplexan parasite cell within the extreme apical region and at the periphery under the inner membrane complex. Of the specialized secretory compartments identified in apicomplexans, micronemes discharge their contents first, during initial contact of the parasite's apical pole with the host cell surface. Micronemal proteins function during parasite attachment and penetration into the target cell.
Synonyms:related_synonym: sarconeme
 xref: Wikipedia:Microneme


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  cellular_component 19809
    cellular anatomical entity 19424
      apical complex 0
        microneme 0
          microneme lumen 0
          microneme membrane 0
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  cellular_component 19809
    cellular anatomical entity 19424
      organelle 12542
        membrane-bounded organelle 10872
          intracellular membrane-bounded organelle 9969
            microneme 0
              microneme lumen 0
              microneme membrane 0
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