Which organelle is known as the protein factory of the cell?

Answer: Ribosomes 

Ribosomes are known as the protein factory of the cell.

  • Ribosomes are tiny, oval-shaped organelles of the cell present both in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.
  • They are found both free and attached to the surface of the rough endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria.
  • Ribosomes are known as the protein factory of the cell. As they synthesize the proteins by gathering and assembling amino acids into protein chains.
  • The process through which Ribosome produces proteins is called Translation.

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