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platelet dense granule (GO:0042827)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (4) Human: (21) Chinchilla: (19) Bonobo: (20) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
secretory granule +     
acrosomal vesicle +   
azurophil granule +   
chromaffin granule +   
cortical granule  
dense core granule +   
ficolin-1-rich granule +   
insulin-responsive compartment  
lamellar body +   
mucin granule  
platelet alpha granule +   
platelet dense granule +   
Electron-dense granule occurring in blood platelets that stores and secretes adenosine nucleotides and serotonin. They contain a highly condensed core consisting of serotonin, histamine, calcium, magnesium, ATP, ADP, pyrophosphate and membrane lysosomal proteins.
secretory granule lumen +   
secretory granule membrane +   
specific granule +   
tertiary granule +   
Weibel-Palade body  
zymogen granule +   

Exact Synonyms: bull's eye body ;   platelet dense body
Definition Sources: GOC:jl,, PMID:10403682, PMID:11487378

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