endoplasmic reticulum

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endoplasmic reticulum

n.
A membrane network within the cytoplasm of cells involved in the synthesis, modification, and transport of cellular materials.

endoplasmic reticulum

n
(Biology) an extensive intracellular membrane system whose functions include synthesis and transport of lipids and, in regions where ribosomes are attached, of proteins

endoplas′mic retic′ulum


n.
a network of tubular membranes within the cytoplasm of the cell, occurring either with a smooth surface (smooth endoplasmic reticulum) or studded with ribosomes (rough endoplasmic reticulum), involved in the transport of materials..
[1945–50]

en·do·plas·mic reticulum

(ĕn′də-plăz′mĭk)
A network of membranes within the cytoplasm of many cells that is important in protein synthesis and involved in the transport of cellular materials. All organisms except bacteria have at least one endoplasmic reticulum in their cells. See more at cell.

endoplasmic reticulum

A system of internal membranes in a cell.
Translations

en·do·plas·mic re·tic·u·lum

n. retículo endoplásmico, sistema de canales en los cuales se llevan a cabo las funciones de anabolismo y catabolismo de la célula.
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Much of our knowledge regarding the organelle unfolded protein response (UPR) signalling comes from studies of the endoplasmatic reticulum stress response machinery.
Electron microscopy of postischemic tissue demonstrated parenchymal cell damage, swelling of mitochondria, disarrangement of rough endoplasmatic reticulum which was also partially reduced by ASX treatment.
After four weeks of treatment a noticeable disorganization can be seen in the sacculus of the Golgi apparatus, as well as the presence of dilated cisternae of the RER and smooth endoplasmatic reticulum (SER), coated vesicles and numerous vacuoles; also seen were altered mitochondria with cristolisis (FIG.
Promonocytes, with an indented nucleus and a nucleocytoplasmatic ratio of less than 1, clearly visible cytoplasmatic prolongations, peroxidase reaction in the nuclear envelope, rough endoplasmatic reticulum, and cytoplasmatic granules can be seen in Fig.
Ultrastructural examination of slices fixed immediately after sectioning revealed numerous mitochondria and smooth endoplasmatic reticulum (SER) in zona glomerulosa and zona fasciculata cells.

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