Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum: Definition, Functions & Structure


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Tiny parts of the cell that have a specific function are called _____

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1. Which of the following is NOT true of smooth ER?

2. Smooth ER is responsible for which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet will assess your understanding of the structure and function of smooth ER in human cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to check your ability to:

  • Identify different structures within human cells
  • Identify the properties of smooth ER
  • Identify the functions of smooth ER
  • Differentiate between cells that have and do not have organelles

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of organelles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the structure of smooth ER
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various functions of smooth ER

Additional Learning

Human cells work like small cities, and the smooth ER functions like that of a factory. Learn more about the structure and function of smooth ER in this interactive lesson Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum: Definition, Functions & Structure which covers:

  • Defining smooth ER
  • The function of smooth ER
  • Cisternae