What Does the Ribosome Do?


The ribosome is the organelle within a cell where proteins are produced. Ribosomes can be found attached to the endoplasmic reticulum or floating around in the cytoplasm.
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Ribosomes are responsible for assembling amino acids and proteins in cells, according to St. Edward's University. The more ribosomes a cell has, the more proteins it produces. Ribosomes
Answer an organelle, located in the cell's cytoplasm, that is the site of protein synthesis.
ribosomes:1:an organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell; they attach to mRNA and move down it
Ribosomes are the protein assemblers of a eukaryotic cell. They are typically composed of two subunits: a large subunit and a small subunit. These two units join together to produce
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All living cells contain ribosomes, tiny organelles composed of approximately 60 percent ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and 40 percent protein. However, though they are generally described as organelles, it is important to note that ribosomes are not bound... More »
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The ribosomes are roughly spherical in shape, and vary in size. For instance, prokaryotic ribosomes are around 20 nm in diameter, while Eukaryotic ribosomes are ...
The smooth endoplasmic reticulum is a part of the endoplasmic reticulum that does not have ribosomes attached to the cytoplasmic side of the membrane. It has a ...
The smooth endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is the part of the ER that does not have ribosomes attached to the cytoplasmic side of the membrane. It forms a tubular structure ...
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