Smooth ER: Definition, Functions & Structure


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What is the role of most smooth ER units?

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1. How is smooth ER different from rough ER

2. What role does smooth ER play in muscle cells?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what smooth ER is and its role.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The role of most smooth ER units
  • The difference between smooth ER and rough ER
  • The role smooth ER plays in muscle cells
  • How smooth ER transports its products
  • The interior of the smooth ER

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related smooth ER lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as organelle and vesicles
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about how smooth ER transports products

Additional Learning

You should also review the lesson called Smooth ER: Definiton, Functions & Structure. This lesson has the following topics:

  • Identify the anatomy and structure of smooth ER
  • Distinguish differences between rough ER and smooth ER
  • Review the role smooth ER plays
  • Recall the numerous functions of smooth ER such as processing toxins, regulating calcium ions and distribution of products