endoplasm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n endoplasm the inner portion of the cytoplasm of a cell
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Endoplasm (Biol) The protoplasm in the interior of a cell.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n endoplasm In botany, the inner granular and somewhat fluid part of the protoplasm of a cell, as distinct from the ectoplasm.
    • n endoplasm In zoology, the interior protoplasm or sarcodous substance of a protozoan, as a rhizopod, as distinguished from the ectoplasm: same as endosarc. Also called chyme-mass, parenchyma.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Endoplasm en′dō-plazm (bot.) the granular and fluid part of the protoplasm of a cell—opp. to Ectoplasm:
    • Endoplasm Also En′dosarc
    • n Endoplasm en′dō-plazm (zool.) the interior protoplasm of a protozoan
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Endo-, + Gr. anything formed or molded

Usage

In literature:

The body is spherical and differentiated into granular endoplasm and vacuolated ectoplasm, but the zones are not definitely separated.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
The general cytoplasm shows no differentiation into ectoplasm and endoplasm; it is uniformly alveolar in character.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
The general protoplasm is divisible into ectoplasm and endoplasm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
The sarcocyte alone constitutes the septum, traversing the endoplasm, in septate Gregarines.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
There is often a distinction, clear, but never sharp, between the richly vacuolate, almost frothy ectoplasm and the denser endoplasm.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
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In science:

RNA translation, many of its components can also be adapted to treat mRNA adsorption on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and ER-assisted translation.
Ribosome recycling, diffusion, and mRNA loop formation in translational regulation
The Cellular Component ontology refers to subcellular structures, with the proviso that the components be part of some larger ob ject, which may be an anatomical structure (e.g., rough endoplasmic reticulum (GO:0005791), nucleus (GO:0005634)) or a gene product group (e.g., ribosome (GO:0005840)).
Multiple tests of association with biological annotation metadata
Specifically, our laboratory is interested in various isoforms of sarco/endoplasmic reticulum ATPases (SERCA), lysosome associate membrane proteins (LAMP), Na+/Ca2+ exchange proteins, ryanodine receptors (RyR), and IP3R.
Gold particle quantification in immuno-gold labelled sections for transmission electron microscopy
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