The Endomembrane System: Functions & Components


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Which part of the endomembrane system synthesizes lipids and steroids?

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1. What type of cell might have more smooth ER?

2. The following cellular compartment(s) contain a lumen created by their membranes:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The endomembrane system delivers the necessary proteins and molecules around the body. This quiz/worksheet combo test your knowledge of the components of this system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to answer questions about:

  • Endoplasmic reticulum (ER)
  • Lumen-containing compartments
  • Characteristics of endomembrane system
  • Protein synthesis

Skills Practiced

Students have the chance to use key skills, like:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related endomembrane system lesson
  • Information recall - use the knowledge you have gained to determine which cell has a smooth endoplasmic reticulum (ER)
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about which part of the endomembrane system works with lipids and proteins

Additional Learning

If you are interested in gathering more information about this subject, you can pull up the lesson titled The Endomembrane System: Functions & Components. After studying the lesson, you should know more about:

  • Process of exocytosis
  • Shipping center of the cell
  • Importance of the sis and trans sides of the Golgi