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Term:ethanolamine degradation polyhedral organelle
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Definition:An organelle found in bacteria consisting of a proteinaceous coat containing enzymes for the degradation of ethanolamine whose purpose is the protection of the rest of the cell from the toxic acetaldehyde product of the enzyme ethanolamine ammonia lyase.
Synonyms:related_synonym: ethanolamine metabolosome

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  cellular_component 20009
    cellular anatomical entity 19717
      organelle 13110
        non-membrane-bounded organelle 4917
          intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle 4917
            polyhedral organelle 0
              ethanolamine degradation polyhedral organelle 0
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