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GO term:vesicle
Synonym: membrane-bounded vesicle
Synonym: membrane-enclosed vesicle
GO id:GO:0031982
Alternate id: GO:0031988
Definition:Any small, fluid-filled, spherical organelle enclosed by membrane.
Number of paths to term: 1

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

                        is-amembrane-bounded organelle
                                is-aextracellular membrane-bounded organelle +
                                is-aintracellular membrane-bounded organelle +
                                part-oforganelle envelope +
                                part-oforganelle membrane +
                                part-oforganelle subcompartment +
                                is-aspine apparatus +
                                is-avesicle [GO:0031982] (3862 genes, 6072 annotations)
                                        is-aextracellular vesicle +
                                        is-aintracellular vesicle +
                                        part-ofvesicle lumen +
                                        part-ofvesicle membrane +

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