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What are the two types of of ribosomes, what does each do each?

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The 70 S and 80S ribosomes help in protein sythesis.


  1. Ribosomes are bound to the endoplasmic reticulum, creating rough endoplasmic reticulum in eukaryotes, while in prokaryotes ribosomes are distributed in the matrix of cell.
  2. Both types of ribosomes are the sites of protein synthesis.
  3. They are of two types. The two types of ribosomes are 70S and 80S found in the cells of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, respectively. Thank.