cellulosome
A multi-protein aggregate present in some micro-organisms which degrade cellulose. It contains multiple copies of the enzymes necessary for this process, and is often found on the outer surface of the micro-organism cell.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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