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MCB 102 F08 Lect - Announcements EXAM#1 THURSDAY EVENING OCTOBER 2 nd 6:00-8:30 PM Review Session for Exam#1 5-7 PM Room 10 Evans Hall Wednesday

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Unformatted text preview: Announcements EXAM #1 : THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 2 nd 6:00-8:30 PM Review Session for Exam #1 : 5-7 PM, Room 10, Evans Hall, Wednesday evening, Oct. 1 st There is no "Problem Set #5". Lysosome Secretory vesicles Endoplasmic reticulum (rough & smooth) Peroxisome Plasma membrane A biomembrane demarcates the cell boundary and delimits each organelle compartment Every biomembrane has a unique composition that is required for its function Every biomembrane is a lipid bilayer •Compartmentation •Sequestration & storage •Selective exchange •Active transport •Association & communication with, and response to, the extracellular environment milieu and other cells •Scaffold for biochemical activities (including energy transduction, signal transduction, lipid biosynthesis, etc.) Some Functions of Biomembranes Common Properties of Biomembranes •Continuous closed sheet-like structure only 2 molecules thick. •Composed of ~50% lipids and ~50% proteins, including also glycolipids, lipoproteins and glycoproteins, assembled non-covalently. •Membrane lipids are all small, markedly amphipathic molecules with a strong propensity to spontaneusly self-associate, thereby forming closed compartments....
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MCB 102 F08 Lect - Announcements EXAM#1 THURSDAY EVENING OCTOBER 2 nd 6:00-8:30 PM Review Session for Exam#1 5-7 PM Room 10 Evans Hall Wednesday

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