Cells
Question

What are membranes composed of?

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Eliezer Koelpin


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Akanksha Mary Balmuchu

cellular membranes — including plasma membranes and internal membranes — are made of glycerophospholipids, molecules composed of glycerol, a phosphate group, and two fatty acid chains

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Cell membranes are mainly composed of lipids (phospholipids and cholesterol), carbohydrates (glycoproteins and glycolipids) and proteins (integral and peripheral).

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