What is the definition of endoplasmic reticulum?

1 Answer
Feb 8, 2017

It's a collection of enzymes performing specialized tasks.


There's two types of ER: smooth ER and the rough ER.

The smooth ER is responsible for lipid and carbohydrate synthesis.

The rough ER is responsible for producing and modifying proteins. This is evident as the ER have ribosomes which as protein producers.

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