The Endoplasmic Reticulum

  title={The Endoplasmic Reticulum},
  author={George Emil Palade},
  journal={The Journal of Biophysical and Biochemical Cytology},
  pages={85 - 98}
Original Findings on Cultured MateriaL--The relatively short history of the endoplasmic reticulum started 10 years ago, in 1945, when Porter, Claude, and Fullam (1), noted the presence of a "lace-like" reticulum in the ground substance of ceils grown in tissue culture and examined in toto in the electron microscope. In describing their findings, these authors mentioned that "at higher magnifications vesicle-like bodies, that is elements presenting a center of less density and ranging in size… CONTINUE READING


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