specific granules

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

One of the two types of granules found in neutrophils that contain lactoferrin, lysozyme, vitamin B12 binding protein, and elastase. Although they are referred to as secondary granules they are actually released more readily than the primary (azurophil) granules.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.