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Attachment organelleCell projection


The attachment organelle is a multifunctional polar structure found in several Mycoplasma species. This large and complex cell extension, whose predicted mass is greater than that of a vertebrate nuclear pore complex, is essential for adherence to host cells, is involved in gliding motility, and is associated with cell division.


Terminal organelle


› Cellular component


attachment organelle [ GO:0033099 ]

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