The Endoplasmic Reticulum As Luggage System

a: The endoplasmic reticulum ~
b: the luggage conveyer at an airport

What: "The endoplasmic reticulum is like a tiny luggage conveyer at an airport because it moves packages, your luggage and whatever else you might have checked onto the plane from one part of the airport to another."

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Writer: A. Fairweather
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Date: Dec 21 2011 11:33 PM


By maggie on 2014-December-18

Topic: Endoplasmic reticulum

This is a great analogy, but for the smooth ER only, it does not address the synthesizing that occurs in the rough ER.

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