Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 7, Cell Structure and Function - 7.2 - Cell Structure - 7.2 Assessment - Page 205: 3b


A protein is synthesized in the rough ER, and it is then exported to the Golgi body. The Golgi body then exports it outside the cell.

Work Step by Step

A protein is first synthesized by a ribosome on the rough ER. It is then modified and sent to the Golgi body from a vesicle. The Golgi body then further modifies the protein and sends it to the cell membrane via a vesicle. The vesicle then merges with the cell membrane as the contents of the vesicle spill out of the cell
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