311C - NAME Bio 311C Worksheet Cell Membrane Structure Function 1 Describe the Fluid Mosaic Model of membrane structure 2 What factors affect

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NAME ___________________________________ Bio 311C Worksheet : 1. Describe the Fluid Mosaic Model of membrane structure. 2. What factors affect membrane fluidity? How do they affect fluidity (increase or decrease?)? 3. Compare integral membrane proteins and peripheral membrane proteins based on structure and location. 4a. What is the main function of membrane glycoproteins and glycolipids? On which side of the plasma membrane are you most likely to find such molecules? are on the proper side of the membrane? 5a. What does it mean for a substance to “diffuse down its concentration gradient?” 5b. Can a substance diffuse against its concentration gradient? Explain. 5c. Molecules diffuse down their concentration gradient until they are equally distributed. Describe what happens to molecule
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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311C - NAME Bio 311C Worksheet Cell Membrane Structure Function 1 Describe the Fluid Mosaic Model of membrane structure 2 What factors affect

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