Write the functions of the following a. Centromere b. Cell wall c. Smooth ER d. Golgi Apparatus e. Centrioles
a. Centromere – Centromere holds two chromatids or sister chromatids of a chromosome.
b. The cell wall is present in plant cells which gives shape and protection to the cell from mechanical damages.
c. Smooth ER – It is a major site for lipid synthesis. In animal cells, lipid-like steroidal hormones are synthesized at Smooth ER.
d. Golgi apparatus – It is an important site of formation of glycolipids and glycoproteins.
e. Centrioles – The basal body of cilia or flagella and spindle fibres that give rise to spindle apparatus.