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neutrophil extracellular trap 
A crystalline exocytotic organelle composed of small, acidic proteins existing primarily as disulphide-linked dimers. The trichocyst is an organelle that releases long filamentous proteins that capture predators in net-like structures, to slow them down when the cell is disturbed. The protein is nontoxic and shaped like a long, striated, fibrous shaft.
tubovesicular membrane network 

Xrefs: Wikipedia:Trichocyst
Definition Sources: GOC:jid, GOC:rph,, PMID:3667715

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