Asked in MicrobiologyCell Biology (cytology)
What is the function of a smooth endoplasmic reticulum?
September 14, 2011 10:05AM
The smooth ER is a system of internal membrane inside the cell which move proteins and other substance through the cell (works as a highway system). The rough ER is basically smooth ER with ribosomes stuck to it. The ER is made of lipid bi-layer, just like the cell membrane.