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Introduction to the Plasma Membrane

Introduction to the Plasma Membrane

Author: Aaron Mullally
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Plasma Membrane Objectives

  • Describe the function of the plasma membrane
  • Describe the composition of the plasma membrane, and which molecule is the most abundant
  • Describe the function of cholesterol in the plasma membrane
  • Describe how the plasma membrane is selective about what can move through it into and out of cells

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Plasma Membrane Structure

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