What is the function of rough endoplasmic reticulum?
The Endoplasmic reticulum is a membrane- bound cell organelle generally found in all eukaryotic cells. It is of 2 types. Rough endoplasmic reticulum and smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
Main function of Rough Endoplasmic reticulum is protein synthesis and help them fold properly.
Protein synthesis takes place on the surface of rough ER due to presence of ribosomes and the proteins are deposited in its lumen.
The Rough ER which is studded with ribsomes is needed to carry substances, like proteins, to various parts of the cell.
These proteins are delivered to other membrane bound organelles like golgi body or transported out of the cell.
Endoplasmic reticulum is regarded as the highway of the cell! They are found in both animal and plant cells; which are eukaryotes!
Site of protein synthesis.
The rough endoplasmic reticulums or simply RERs are the site of protein syntheisis. The rough appearance is due to presence of ribosomes. Actually ribosomes help the process of protein synthesis. Thank you
Impact of this question
Creative Commons License