glyoxysome


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glyoxysome

[glī′äk·sə‚sōm]
(botany)
A specialized type of peroxisome found in plant tissues that is bounded by a single membrane and contains a broad spectrum of enzymes, including those of the glyoxylate cycle and the β-oxidation cycle in addition to catalase and oxidase.
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2] in the cells, peroxisomes and glyoxysomes also contain SOD and APX, which are responsible for its production and scavenging [16].
1969, "Mitochondria and Glyoxysomes from Castor Bean Endosperm Enzyme constituents and catalytic capacity", J.
Superoxide free radicals are produced in glyoxysomes.