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Volutin granule

Definition
noun, plural: volutin granules
Any of the cytoplasmic granules consisting of polyphosphates, and function as food reserve material within cells
Supplement
Volutin granules are commonly found in bacteria. Nevertheless, a few species of algae, protozoa, and fungi were reported to contain the same granules.
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