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    What is the endoplasmic reticulum? What is the function of this organelle?

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    Endoplasmic Reticulum

    Throughout the eukaryotic cell, especially those responsible for the production of hormones and other secretory products, is a vast amount of membrane called the endoplasmic reticulum, or ER for short. The ER membrane is a continuation of the outer nuclear membrane and its function suggests just how complex and organized the eucayotic cell ...

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    This solution explains the nature and function of the endoplasmic reticulum.