Dictionary » G » Granular endoplasmic reticulum

Granular endoplasmic reticulum



(cell biology)

The endoplasmic reticulum that is studded with ribosomal granules.


The ribosomes that give the endoplasmic reticulum a 'rough' appearance are not always bound with the ER. They bind to it when it starts to synthesize membrane-bound proteins destined for sorting.

Synonym: rough endoplasmic reticulum.
Compare: agranular endoplasmic reticulum.
See also: endoplasmic reticulum.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum

The Fiber Disease

... - desmosome; ED - electron dense stratum; ER - endoplasmic reticulum; F - flagellum; G - granular stratum; GF - granular-fibrous stratum; I - inclusion; LD ...

See entire post
by al
Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245952

This page was last modified 06:29, 30 September 2008. This page has been accessed 2,751 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link