phagolysosome


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phag·o·ly·so·some

(fag'ō-lī'sō-sōm),
A body formed by union of a phagosome or ingested particle with a lysosome having hydrolytic enzymes.

phagolysosome

a cytoplasmic body formed by the fusion of a phagosome, or ingested particle, with a lysosome containing hydrolytic enzymes. The enzymes digest most of the material within the phagosome.

phag·o·ly·so·some

(fag'ō-lī'sō-sōm)
A body formed by union of a phagosome or ingested particle with a lysosome having hydrolytic enzymes.

phagolysosome

a phagocytosed substance is initially engulfed by the cell to form from an invagination of a small region of the cell membrane a phagocytic vacuole, which then fuses with a lysosome to form a phagolysosome within which the lysosomal enzymes are released and other killing mechanisms are activated and the phagocytosed material is degraded.
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sup][31] In particular, NE can cleave a number of enterobacterial virulence factors and prevent bacterial escape from the phagolysosome.
Acidic pH, as in the phagolysosome of alveolar macrophages, dissolves manganese oxide, resulting in increased levels of blood-borne nonparticulate Mn.
The result is that the microbe successfully transforms what would have been a phagolysosome into a compartment that is hospitable for growth, replication, or differentiation into various life-history stages (Hackstadt, 2000; and for examples, see Mukkada et al.
Under electron microscopy, the interstitium was infiltrated by ample phagocytes containing membranous phagolysosome.
5, as would be encountered in the phagolysosome of alveolar macrophages (Lundborg and Camner 1984; Lundborg et al.
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burnetii in vitro, and ceftriaxone has been shown to have a bacteriostatic effect and could be effective in the phagolysosome of C.