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Which of the following is the site of lipid synthesis?

a)

Rough ER

b)

Smooth ER

c)

Golgi bodies

d)

Ribosome


Question ID - 2859 | Toppr Answer

Which of the following is the site of lipid synthesis?

a)

Rough ER

b)

Smooth ER

c)

Golgi bodies

d)

Ribosome

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is of two types on the basis of presence or absence of ribosomes.

Rough ER: Ribosomes present, main function is synthesis of proteins.

Smooth ER: Ribosomes absent, main functions are lipid metabolism, detoxification.



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