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What is a
A Ribosome is a cluster of
proteins and nucleic acids that
constructs proteins in a cell.
They are found in the
cytoplasm of a cell or on the
endoplasmic reticulum and in
both animal and plant cells.
Endoplasmic reticulum is a network of
membranes within a cell’s cytoplasm
that produce a variety of molecules. It
is found in both animal and plant
consists of two subunits (a smaller and
larger subunit) each of which
contains RNA and proteins
Endoplasmic Reticulum:
•Smooth ER- looks like tubes and it acts as
a storage organelle.
•Rough ER- looks very bumpy and has
ribosomes attached to it. They are very
important in the synthesis and packaging
of proteins.
They are responsible for organizing
and assembling amino acids to form
Endoplasmic Reticulum:
Creates a variety of different
molecules and operates as a
transport system.
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