Unformatted text preview: it a dual nature. The amphipathic phospholipids will arrange themselves in an aqueous solvent so that the hydrophilic head groups will maximize their exposure to the solvent, while the hydrophobic fatty acid tails will group together internally to minimize exposure to the solvent . Therefore, a lipid bilayer membrane will always seal itself into a closed vesicle so that there are no free edges....
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- Spring '08
- Membranes, lipid bilayer membrane