Term: pancreatic B cell endoplasmic reticulum
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Name: pancreatic B cell
Synonyms: beta cell
Definition:
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009102]
Name: endoplasmic reticulum
Synonyms: ER
Definition: The irregular network of unit membranes, visible only by electron microscopy, that occurs in the cytoplasm of many eukaryotic cells. The membranes form a complex meshwork of tubular channels, which are often expanded into slitlike cavities called cisternae. The ER takes two forms, rough (or granular), with ribosomes adhering to the outer surface, and smooth (with no ribosomes attached).
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005783]   QuickGO   AmiGO