Apbio_ch7_study_guid - Chapter 7 Membrane Structure and Function Study Guide 1 What are the major structural components of the cell membrane 2

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Chapter 7 Membrane Structure and Function Study Guide 1. What are the major structural components of the cell membrane? 2. Label the parts of the cell membrane below . 3. Describe the fluid mosaic model of cell membranes. 4. What is one of the ways that the membranes of winter wheat are able to remain fluid when it is extremely cold? 5. The surface of an integral membrane protein would be best described as 6. When a membrane is freeze-fractured, the bilayer splits down the middle between the two layers of phospholipids. In an electron micrograph of a freeze-fractured membrane, the bumps seen on the fractured surface of the membrane are 7. What is the function of integral membrane proteins? 8. Why do unsaturated fatty acids help keep any membrane more fluid at lower temperatures? 9. List the functions of the glycoproteins and glycolipids of animal cell membranes? 10. What is one of the functions of cholesterol in animal cell membranes? 11. What membrane-surface molecules are thought to be most important as cells recognize each other? 12. What adheres to the extracellular surface of animal cell plasma membranes? 13. What kinds of molecules pass through the phospholipid bilayer of the cell membrane most easily? 14. What is acharacteristic feature of a carrier protein in a plasma membrane?
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2009 for the course BIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Helm during the Spring '09 term at Academy of Design Tampa.

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Apbio_ch7_study_guid - Chapter 7 Membrane Structure and Function Study Guide 1 What are the major structural components of the cell membrane 2

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