Unformatted text preview: by using ATP to power the transport protein pumps. 3. Structure Relates to Function : The most basic structure of the cell membrane is the phospholipids bilayer. This is built as a barrier because the polar hydrophilic heads and hydrophobic tails naturally form an obstacle which keeps extra cellular components out of the cell until they are allowed in....
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- Spring '09
- Adenosine triphosphate, polar hydrophilic heads