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vac·u·ole

 (văk′yo͞o-ōl′)
n.
1. A membrane-bound organelle in the cytoplasm of most cells, especially plant cells, containing water and dissolved substances such as salts, sugars, enzymes, and amino acids.
2. A small extracellular cavity or space within tissues.

[French, from Latin vacuus, empty; see vacuum.]

vac′u·o′lar (-ō′lər, -lär′) adj.
vac′u·o·la′tion n.
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vacuole

(ˈvækjʊˌəʊl)
n
(Biology) biology a fluid-filled cavity in the cytoplasm of a cell
[C19: from French, literally: little vacuum, from Latin vacuum]
ˌvacuˈolar adj
vacuolate, vacuolated adj
vacuolation n
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vac•u•ole

(ˈvæk yuˌoʊl)

n.
1. a membrane-bound cavity within a cell, often containing a watery liquid or secretion..
2. a minute cavity or vesicle in organic tissue.
[1850–55; < French; see vacuum, -ole1]
vac•u•o•lar (ˌvæk yuˈoʊ lər, ˈvæk yu ə-, ˈvæk yə lər) adj.
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vac·u·ole

(văk′yo͞o-ōl′)
A space in a cell's cytoplasm that is surrounded by a membrane and filled with a watery fluid. The fluid stores food prior to digestion or waste products prior to excretion. See more at cell.
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vacuole

A saclike, fluid-filled cell organelle used for storage.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vacuole - a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cellvacuole - a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Translations
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vakuola
vacuole

vac·u·ole

n. vacuola, pequeña cavidad o espacio en el protoplasma celular que contiene líquido o aire.
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They found an increase in autophagic vacuole accumulation in PS-1 mutant neurons and a decrease in TFEB target genes, indicative of decreased autophagic flux.
The insert in (b) shows a detail of mitochondria (M) surrounded by the autophagic vacuole membrane (white arrowhead).
Cells of the transparent watery callus, however, showed an autophagic vacuole occupying the whole cytoplasmic space, vesicles, increased intercellular space, and absence of other cytoplasmic organelles (Figure 3).
The transcript level of Beclin1, a gene that is involved in autophagic vacuole formation and acts as a coregulator of autophagy increased 3.825-fold in tumor tissues.
SWOLLEN MITOCHONDRION (ARROW), SWOLLEN SMOOTH ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM (ARROWHEAD), AUTOPHAGIC VACUOLE (SQUARE).
In in vitro and in vivo experimental models of PD and PACAP displayed not only antiapoptotic but also antiautophagic properties since they decreased autophagic vacuole formation and lipidated LC3 levels and the expression of the autophagosomal cargo protein p62 [42], which serves as a link between LC3 and ubiquitinated substrates.
Dunn Jr., "Studies on the mechanisms of autophagy: formation of the autophagic vacuole," Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
Autophagic vacuole staining intensity can be detected using an excitation wavelength of 335 nm and an emission wavelength of 512 nm with a GENios[R] fluorescence (excitation = 540 nm, emission = 570 nm) using microplate reader (Tecan Austria GmbH, Austria).
As shown in Figure 11, CuE did not visibly affect the actin cytoskeleton, suggesting that the accumulation of autophagic vacuole is not the consequence of an altered actin cytoskeleton (Figure 11, red staining).
Autophagic vacuoles were shown as green fluorescent dot-like structures spreading within the cytoplasm of the germ cells in the embryonic gonadal ridges (figure 4).
Autophagic vacuoles were also observed through transmission electron microscopy; we found that there were more larger autophagosomes and more autolysosomes compared with sham-operated rats.{Figure 3}