Definition of Carboxysome

1. Noun. A bacterial organelle that contains enzymes involved in carbon fixation. ¹



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Medical Definition of Carboxysome

1. Inclusion body (polyhedral body, 90-500nm diameter) found in some Cyanobacteria and autotrophic bacteria, contains ribulose 1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase: RUBISCO and is involved in carbon dioxide fixation. Origin: Gr. Soma = body This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxysome

carboxypenicillin
carboxypenicillins
carboxypeptidase
carboxypeptidase A
carboxypeptidase B
carboxypeptidase C
carboxypeptidase G
carboxypeptidases
carboxyphenyl
carboxyphenyls
carboxyphosphonoenolpyruvate phosphonomutase
carboxyphosphonoenolpyruvate synthase
carboxyprothrombin
carboxysomal
carboxysome (current term)
carboxysomes
carboy
carboyed
carboys
carbromal
carbs
carbuncle
carbuncled
carbuncles
carbuncular
carbunculation
carbunculations
carbunculosis
carburation

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