glyoxysome

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glyoxysome

a type of organelle (microbody) containing ENZYMES of the GLYOXYLATE CYCLE. It is found in plants, particularly in germinating seeds.
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Although catalase is abundant in the leaf peroxisomes and glyoxisomes (Scandalios, 1994), its high kM value of >1 M makes it an inefficient scavenger of [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] at low concentrations (Asada, 1992).