Endoplasmic Reticulum, Smooth
"Endoplasmic Reticulum, Smooth" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A type of endoplasmic reticulum lacking associated ribosomes on the membrane surface. It exhibits a wide range of specialized metabolic functions including supplying enzymes for steroid synthesis, detoxification, and glycogen breakdown. In muscle cells, smooth endoplasmic reticulum is called SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM.
|Endoplasmic Reticulum, Smooth
- Endoplasmic Reticulum, Smooth
- Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
- Endoplasmic Reticulum, Agranular
- Agranular Endoplasmic Reticulum
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