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The lipids occur in two layers

The lipids occur in two layers - fluid mosaic structure...

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The lipids occur in two layers (a  bilayer ).  Proteins embedded in the bilayer appear to float within the lipid, so  the membrane is constantly in flux.  The membrane is therefore referred to as a 
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Unformatted text preview: fluid mosaic structure. Within the fluid mosaic structure, proteins carry out most of the membrane's functions....
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