Volutin granule

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Definition

noun, plural: volutin granules

Any of the cytoplasmic granules consisting of polyphosphates, and function as food reserve material within cells


Supplement

Volutin granules are commonly found in bacteria. Nevertheless, a few species of algae, protozoa, and fungi were reported to contain the same granules.


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