Reading%20Guide%20Chapter%207

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Biol 2107 Reading Guide Chapter 7 1. Explain why phospholipids are  amphipathic  molecules. What is the basic  structure of a phospholipid? 2. Describe the fluidity of the components of a cell membrane and explain how  membrane fluidity is influenced by temperature and membrane composition. 3. Explain how cholesterol resists changes in membrane fluidity with temperature  change. 4. Distinguish between  peripheral  and  integral membrane proteins . 5. List six major functions of membrane proteins. 6. Explain the role of membrane carbohydrates ( glycoprotein, glycolipid ) in cell- cell recognition. 7. Describe the basic structure of a plant cell wall. 8. Describe the structure and list four functions of the extracellular matrix in animal  cells. 9. Explain how the extracellular matrix may act to integrate changes inside and  outside the cell.
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