What does smooth endoplasmic reticulum produce?

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Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (SER) is involved in the production of Lipids, steroids and phospholipids.


smooth endoplasmic reticulum is the type of an endoplasmic reticulum which does not bear ribosome on their surface. It is associated with glycogenolysis.

It is responsible for the synthesis and repair of the membrane by providing lipids and phospholipids. SER is also known to synthesize steroids. It also plays a role in detoxification in the liver.


Feb 8, 2018

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum or SER functions as a little factory inside the cell of a plant or an animal.


The main function of Smooth ER is to make cellular products like hormones and lipids.

It also regulates and releases the calcium ions and processes toxins.