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Unformatted text preview: polar ( hydrophilic ), enabling it to interact with water. The fatty acid tails are nonpolar ( hydrophobic ) and do not interact with water. Proteins Embedded in the Membrane Proteins are scattered throughout the membrane. They may be attached to inner surface, embedded in the bilayer, or attached to the outer surface. Hydrophilic (polar) regions of the protein project from the inner or outer surface. Hydrophobic (nonpolar) regions are embedded within the membrane. Membrane proteins are capable of lateral movement....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '10