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Endoplasmic reticulum membraneMembraneEndoplasmic reticulumEndomembrane system

Definition

The membrane surrounding the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). The endoplasmic reticulum is an extensive network of membrane tubules, vesicles and flattened cisternae (sac-like structures) found throughout the eukaryotic cell, especially those responsible for the production of hormones and other secretory products.

Category

› Cellular component

GOi

endoplasmic reticulum membrane [ GO:0005789 ]