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Category:GO:0030141 ! secretory granule

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DAG for GO:0030141id: GO:0030141

name: secretory granule
namespace: cellular_component
def: "A small subcellular vesicle, surrounded by a membrane, that is formed from the Golgi apparatus and contains a highly concentrated protein destined for secretion. Secretory granules move towards the periphery of the cell and upon stimulation, their membranes fuse with the cell membrane, and their protein load is exteriorized. Processing of the contained protein may take place in secretory granules." [GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732]
comment: Note that the term 'secretory vesicle' is sometimes used in this sense, but can also mean 'transport vesicle ; GO:0030133'.
synonym: "secretory vesicle" BROAD []
is_a: GO:0099503 ! secretory vesicle
relationship: part_of: GO:0012505 ! endomembrane system

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0030141</GOterm>
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