Biology

>

A-Level

Cells

Question

Give two functions of membranes at the cell surface and two functions of membranes within cells.

2 years ago

·

1 Reply

·

4363 views

F

Frederique Schroeder


1 Answer

Parth Profile Picture
Parth Verified Sherpa Tutor ✓

UCL Medical student with 3 years of tutoring experience

4 reviews

At the cell surface membranes play a key role in regulating the enterance and exit of molecules, they alos play an important role in forming a vesicle during pinocytosis.

Within the cell the cell membrane will be involved in lysosome formation (lysosomes contain hydrolytic enzymes which degrade compounds). Secondly, cell membranes within the cell form a nucleur envolope which will form the nucleus and protect the DNA.

I'm available for 1:1 private online tuition!

Click here to view my profile and arrange a free introduction.

Think you can help?

More Biology A-Level Questions
Sherpa Badge

Need an A-Level Biology tutor?

Get started with a free online introductions with an experienced and qualified online tutor on Sherpa.

Find an A-Level Biology Tutor