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GO term:lipid particle
Synonym: adiposome
Synonym: lipid body
Synonym: lipid droplet
GO id:GO:0005811
Definition:An intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle comprising a matrix of coalesced lipids surrounded by a phospholipid monolayer. May include associated proteins.
CommentsNote that this term does not refer to vesicles, but instead to structures in which lipids do not necessarily form bilayers.
Number of paths to term: 6

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-acell
                        part-ofcell part
                                is-aintracellular
                                        part-ofintracellular part
                                                is-aintracellular organelle
                                                        is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                                                is-aaster +
                                                                is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                                                is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                                                is-acentriole
                                                                is-acentrosome +
                                                                is-achlorosome +
                                                                is-achromosome +
                                                                is-acontractile fiber +
                                                                is-acrystalloid
                                                                is-acytoskeleton +
                                                                is-adeuterosome
                                                                is-agas vesicle +
                                                                is-agoblet cell theca
                                                                is-akinetochore +
                                                                is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                                        is-aascus lipid particle
                                                                        is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                                                is-amitochondrial cloud
                                                                is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                                                is-anematocyst
                                                                is-anucleolus +
                                                                is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                                                is-apodosome
                                                                is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                                                is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                                                is-aribosome +
                                                                is-aspectrosome
                                                                is-aspindle +
                                                                is-astereocilium bundle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-acell
                        part-ofcell part
                                is-aintracellular part
                                        is-aintracellular organelle
                                                is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                                        is-aaster +
                                                        is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                                        is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                                        is-acentriole
                                                        is-acentrosome +
                                                        is-achlorosome +
                                                        is-achromosome +
                                                        is-acontractile fiber +
                                                        is-acrystalloid
                                                        is-acytoskeleton +
                                                        is-adeuterosome
                                                        is-agas vesicle +
                                                        is-agoblet cell theca
                                                        is-akinetochore +
                                                        is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                                is-aascus lipid particle
                                                                is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                                        is-amitochondrial cloud
                                                        is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                                        is-anematocyst
                                                        is-anucleolus +
                                                        is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                                        is-apodosome
                                                        is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                                        is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                                        is-aribosome +
                                                        is-aspectrosome
                                                        is-aspindle +
                                                        is-astereocilium bundle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-acell part
                        is-aintracellular
                                part-ofintracellular part
                                        is-aintracellular organelle
                                                is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                                        is-aaster +
                                                        is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                                        is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                                        is-acentriole
                                                        is-acentrosome +
                                                        is-achlorosome +
                                                        is-achromosome +
                                                        is-acontractile fiber +
                                                        is-acrystalloid
                                                        is-acytoskeleton +
                                                        is-adeuterosome
                                                        is-agas vesicle +
                                                        is-agoblet cell theca
                                                        is-akinetochore +
                                                        is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                                is-aascus lipid particle
                                                                is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                                        is-amitochondrial cloud
                                                        is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                                        is-anematocyst
                                                        is-anucleolus +
                                                        is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                                        is-apodosome
                                                        is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                                        is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                                        is-aribosome +
                                                        is-aspectrosome
                                                        is-aspindle +
                                                        is-astereocilium bundle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-acell part
                        is-aintracellular part
                                is-aintracellular organelle
                                        is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                                is-aaster +
                                                is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                                is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                                is-acentriole
                                                is-acentrosome +
                                                is-achlorosome +
                                                is-achromosome +
                                                is-acontractile fiber +
                                                is-acrystalloid
                                                is-acytoskeleton +
                                                is-adeuterosome
                                                is-agas vesicle +
                                                is-agoblet cell theca
                                                is-akinetochore +
                                                is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                        is-aascus lipid particle
                                                        is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                                is-amitochondrial cloud
                                                is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                                is-anematocyst
                                                is-anucleolus +
                                                is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                                is-apodosome
                                                is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                                is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                                is-aribosome +
                                                is-aspectrosome
                                                is-aspindle +
                                                is-astereocilium bundle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aorganelle
                        is-aintracellular organelle
                                is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                        is-aaster +
                                        is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                        is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                        is-acentriole
                                        is-acentrosome +
                                        is-achlorosome +
                                        is-achromosome +
                                        is-acontractile fiber +
                                        is-acrystalloid
                                        is-acytoskeleton +
                                        is-adeuterosome
                                        is-agas vesicle +
                                        is-agoblet cell theca
                                        is-akinetochore +
                                        is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                is-aascus lipid particle
                                                is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                        is-amitochondrial cloud
                                        is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                        is-anematocyst
                                        is-anucleolus +
                                        is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                        is-apodosome
                                        is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                        is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                        is-aribosome +
                                        is-aspectrosome
                                        is-aspindle +
                                        is-astereocilium bundle +


Gene_Ontology
        is-acellular_component
                is-aorganelle
                        is-anon-membrane-bounded organelle
                                is-aintracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle
                                        is-aaster +
                                        is-abacterial nucleoid +
                                        is-abacterial thylakoid +
                                        is-acentriole
                                        is-acentrosome +
                                        is-achlorosome +
                                        is-achromosome +
                                        is-acontractile fiber +
                                        is-acrystalloid
                                        is-acytoskeleton +
                                        is-adeuterosome
                                        is-agas vesicle +
                                        is-agoblet cell theca
                                        is-akinetochore +
                                        is-alipid particle [GO:0005811] (52 genes, 59 annotations)
                                                is-aascus lipid particle
                                                is-amonolayer-surrounded lipid storage body +
                                        is-amitochondrial cloud
                                        is-amitochondrial nucleoid +
                                        is-anematocyst
                                        is-anucleolus +
                                        is-aplastid nucleoid +
                                        is-apodosome
                                        is-apolyhedral organelle +
                                        is-aribonucleoprotein granule +
                                        is-aribosome +
                                        is-aspectrosome
                                        is-aspindle +
                                        is-astereocilium bundle +


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