mitoplast


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mitoplast

[′mīd·ə‚plast]
(cell and molecular biology)
A mitochondrion that has had its outer membrane removed.
The cytoplast of a mitotic cell after the chromosomes are extruded.
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Transport of reduced glutathione in hepatic mitochondria and mitoplasts from ethanol-treated rats: effect of membrane physical properties and S-adenosyl-L-methionine," Hepatology, vol.
Since the isolated mitochondria or mitoplasts are unavoidably contaminated with plasma membranes, many studies on mito[K.