Read the statements given below with regard to the functions performed by Golgi apparatus ?
Transport and chemically modify the materials contained within it.
Performs the function of packaging materials.
Important site of formation of glycoproteins and glycolipids.
Which of the following is the correct answer ?
A. (i) is wrong but (ii) and (iii) are correct
B. (ii) is wrong but (i) and (iii) are correct
C. (ii) and (iii) are wrong but (i) is correct
D. All are correct.
Correct Answer : D.
All the functions described are performed by Golgi apparatus. The Golgi apparatus is an organelle found in most eukaryotic cells. It was identified in 1897 by the Italian physician Camillo Golgi and named after him in 1898. Golgi apparatus is the important site of formation of glycoproteins and glycolipids.