Sphaerosome, Biology

Sphaerosome

  1. Also known as Plant lysosome, because they contain hydrolytic enzymes.
  2. Hanstein first observed them and called microsomes.
  3. Discovered by Dangeared.
  4. Parner named them spherosomes.
  5. Spherosomes occur only in plant cells. Some scientist called them complex microbodies.
  6. They are major site of lipid storage and synthesis in plant cell (Protein 2% and Fat 98%).
  7. Sudan stain or osmium tetraoxide is used to stain spherosomes.
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