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GO Term :

Identifier  GO:0055039 Name  trichocyst
Ontology . Name  GO Namespace  cellular_component
Obsolete  false
description  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 "nets" to slow them down when the cell is disturbed. The protein is nontoxic and shaped like a long, striated, fibrous shaft.
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