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ER divides the intercellular space into two distinct compartments, luminal ______ and extra luminal ______ compartments.

Option: 1

cytoplasm, inside ER

Option: 2

Inside ER, cytoplasm

Option: 3

Nucleus,  cytoplasm

Option: 4

inside ER, nucleus

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The endoplasmic reticulum is a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. It is occupied close to the outer nuclear membrane. It usually has ribosomes attached and is involved in protein and lipid synthesis. The endoplasmic reticulum divides the intracellular space into two distinct compartments, viz. luminal and extra-luminal.

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