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Unformatted text preview: Nucleoli and Ribosomes Nucleoli consist of RNA and proteins and are the sites of ribosomal subunit assembly. Ribosomes are the sites of protein synthesis. Rough and Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Rough ER is ER with ribosomes attached. It is a major site of protein synthesis. Smooth ER does not have ribosomes attached and is a major site of lipid synthesis. The Golgi Apparatus The Golgi apparatus is a series of closely packed membrane sacs that function to collect, modify, package, and distribute proteins and lipids produced by the ER. Secretory Vesicles Secretory vesicles are membrane-bound sacs that carry substances from the Golgi apparatus to the cell membrane, where the vesicle contents are released. ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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