Cell Membrane Rap

Cell Membrane Rap - CellMembraneAssignment

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Cell Membrane Assignment After school one day, you find a message on your voicemail from an oddly familiar voice. You then realize  that its Eminem, and he wants to talk to you. Seems that he¹s going to be working with the National  Association of Biology Teachers to compile their latest CD, entitled “No Membranes, Flo Problems”. Being  that he¹s tapped himself out releasing so many top singles (and he¹s reputed to have a pretty weak  knowledge of biology), he¹s asked you to help him in creating lyrics to a song about cell membranes and  transport across them. You are ecstatic, and call Mr. Shady back to accept his offer.  You can use the music from a previously existing song (after all its worked for P. Diddy enough times) or  write your own music, but you must write your own lyrics and address the following: 1.  Structure     Provide information on the structure of cell membranes, their parts, and their fluidity,      including info on the following:         -Phospholipid bilayer The layer of 2 phospholipids, which is made of a glycerol, joined to 2 fatty acids and a phosphate group. The  tail is hydrophobic, and the head is hydrophilic. The head is the phosphate group. Forms a plasma  membrane on water due to opposite attractions of each end to water. Built in the rough ER. Forms  spontaneously.         -Membrane Proteins/junctions 3 kinds of junctions-Anchor, gap and tight junctions.  -Tight junctions  membrane are tightly pressed, knit together by proteins (sewn together) Occur in digestive 
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Johnsmith during the Spring '11 term at Emmanuel College.

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