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Term Information

Accession
GO:0043036
Name
starch grain
Ontology
cellular_component
Synonyms
starch granule
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Plant storage body for amylose and amylopectin, 1-100um in diameter. Also contains small amounts of enzymes, amino acids, lipids and nucleic acids. The shape of the grain varies widely amongst species, but is often spherical or disk-shaped. Source: GOC:jl, PMID:11217978, GOC:jl, PMID:11217978
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0043036 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of starch grain (GO:0043036)
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starch grain [is_a relation] is_a  cellular anatomical entity (GO:0110165)
starch grain [BFO:0000050 relation] BFO:0000050  plastid (GO:0009536)
Children of starch grain (GO:0043036)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
chloroplast starch grain (GO:0009569) [is_a relation] is_a  starch grain
amyloplast starch grain (GO:0009568) [is_a relation] is_a  starch grain
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