Biology as Poetry: Cell Biology

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Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

Series of endomembrane cisternae and tubes found within eukaryotic cells involved in various metabolism functions such as the synthesis of lipids and endomembrane-associated proteins.

Generally the endoplasmic reticulum is differentiated into the smooth endoplasmic reticulum versus the rough endoplasmic reticulum.

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