Rough Sheets and Smooth Tubules

  title={Rough Sheets and Smooth Tubules},
  author={Y. Shibata and G. Voeltz and T. Rapoport},
  • Y. Shibata, G. Voeltz, T. Rapoport
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cell
  • The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) has distinct morphological domains composed of sheets and tubules, which differ in their characteristic membrane curvature. Key proteins may drive the formation of these structural morphologies, which in turn could generate the rough and smooth functional domains of the ER. 
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