dictyosome


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dictyosome

[′dik·tē·ə‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
A stack of two or more cisternae; a component of the Golgi apparatus.
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During this stage many GTs have cells with dense and dark cytoplasm, showing increased amounts of rough endoplasmic reticulum and active dictyosomes (Fig.
In addition to lacking mitochondria, dictyosomes, and non-microtubular cytoskeletal structures, this species has some ultrastructural peculiarities including paired nuclei and basal bodies that lack the triplets of microtubules which characterize basal bodies in almost all other cells (10).
In colleters of the innermost stipule pair (P3) the cells have thin walls; dense cytoplasm; large nuclei; numerous mitochondria with well-developed cristae; dictyosomes and smooth endoplasmic reticulum (SER) (Fig.
The origin of this population of vesicles is the endomembrane system, specifically the dictyosomes (Derksen & Emons, 1990).