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Keyword Endoplasmic reticulum

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Definition

Protein whose subcellular location is the endoplasmic reticulum, a membrane system continuous with the outer nuclear membrane. It consists of flattened, single-membrane vesicles whose inner compartments, the cisternae, interconnect to form channels throughout the cytoplasm. The rough-surface portion is studded with ribosomes.

Category

Cellular component

GOi

endoplasmic reticulum [ GO:0005783 ]

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Endoplasmic reticulumCellular component