How does smooth endoplasmic reticulum differ from rough endoplasmic reticulum?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 30th Sep, 2016, 02:13: PM

Expert Answer:

 

 

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

 

Rough endoplasmic reticulum

 

Ribosomes are absent

 

Ribosomes are present

Present near cell membrane

Present near nucleus

 

Main function is lipid synthesis

Main function is protein synthesis

 

Answered by  | 30th Sep, 2016, 04:13: PM