Cell membrane Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Cell membrane.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

445 words, approx. 2 pages
Membrane Cell membranes or plasma membranes surround cells, separating the cytoplasm and organelles on the inside from the extracellular fluid on the outside. Several cell organelles (mitochondria, en... Read more
346 words, approx. 2 pages
Membrane Structure Surrounding each cell within the nervous system is a highly complex lipid bilayer called a membrane formed by microscopic phospholipid molecules. Phospholipids have a round, negativ... Read more
248 words, approx. 1 pages
Plasma Membrane The plasma membrane is a very thin, continuous sheet of phospholipids and proteins that surrounds all living cells and separates them from their external environment. This membranous b... Read more
692 words, approx. 3 pages
Membrane Fluidity The membranes of bacteria function to give the bacterium its shape, allow the passage of molecules from the outside in and from the inside out, and to prevent the internal contents f... Read more
752 words, approx. 3 pages
Prokaryotic Membrane Transport The ability of Prokaryotic microorganisms to move compounds into the cell, and to remove waste products of metabolism out of the cell, is crucial for the survival of the... Read more