polyhedral organelle

id: GO:0031469
name: polyhedral organelle
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: An organelle found in bacteria consisting of a proteinaceous coat containing metabolic enzymes whose purpose is the sequestration or concentration of metabolites and which has the appearance of a polygonal granule by electron microscopy.

Child Functions

GO:0031471ethanolamine degradation polyhedral organelle
GO:0031472propanediol degradation polyhedral organelle

Parent Functions

GO:0043232intracellular non-membrane-bounded organelle