kinetoplast [ki net′ə plast΄, kinēt′ə plast΄]
a cytoplasmic structure lying at the base of the flagellum in many flagellated protists

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ki·net·o·plast (kə-nĕtʹə-plăst', -nēʹtə-, kī-) n.
An independently replicating structure lying near the base of the flagellum in certain protozoans.

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  • kinetoplast — kinetoplast. См. кинетопласт. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Kinetoplast — Kinetoplast, Besonderheit der zu den Protomonadida (Zooflagellata) gehörenden Trypanosomidae: DNA Anhäufung hinter dem Basalkörper der Geißel innerhalb des einzigen Mitochondriums …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • kinetoplast — [ki net′ə plast΄, kinēt′ə plast΄] n. [ KINETO + PLAST] a cytoplasmic structure lying at the base of the flagellum in many flagellated protists …   English World dictionary

  • Kinetoplast — A Kinetoplast is a disk shaped mass of circular DNAs inside a large mitochondrion that contains many copies of the mitochondrial genome. [cite journal |author=Shapiro TA, Englund PT |title=The structure and replication of kinetoplast DNA |journal …   Wikipedia

  • kinetoplast — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1925 a DNA containing organelle especially of trypanosomes usually found in an elongated mitochondrian located adjacent to the basal body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kinetoplast — (ki ne to plast) A special structure in the mitochondrion of kinetoplastid protozoa. It contains the mitochondrial DNA …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • kinetoplast — Mass of mitochondrial DNA, usually adjacent to the flagellar basal body, in flagellate protozoa …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • kinetoplast — noun A disk shaped mass of circular DNA inside a large mitochondrion, found specifically in protozoa of the class Kinetoplastea (kinetoplastids) …   Wiktionary

  • kinetoplast — An intensely staining rod , disc , or spherical shaped extranuclear DNA structure found in parasitic flagellates (family Trypanosomatidae) near the base of the flagellum, posterior to the blepharoplast, and often at right angles to the …   Medical dictionary

  • Kinetoplast — Kinetoplạst   [zu griechisch kineĩn »bewegen«] der, en/ en, einziges großes Mitochondrium bei Trypanosomen u. a. Flagellaten, das in der Nähe des Basalkörpers der Geißel liegt und wahrscheinlich für deren Funktionstüchtigkeit notwendig ist …   Universal-Lexikon

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