specific granule


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specific granule

a secondary granule in the cytoplasm of polymorphonuclear leukocytes that contains lysozyme, vitamin B12-binding protein, neutral proteases, and lactoferrin.
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The new Tech Centre is said to offer customers a unique way to simulate the handling of their specific granules.
17,91) Electron microscopic analysis of the neutrophilic inclusions shows them to lack a limiting membrane, be free of specific granules, and contain parallel bundles of ribosomes, microfilaments, and segments of endoplasmic reticulum.