Cell Biology 3 - Membranes 1

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  1. All cells are limited by a cell membrane. What are the functions of a cell membrane?
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  2. What is compartmentalisation of a cell?
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  3. What does a selectively permeable barrier accomplish?
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  4. How does a cell membrane facilitate the transport of solutes?
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  5. How do membranes facilitate communication and intercellular interaction?
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  6. How do enzymes provide the scaffold for ordered biochemical reactions?
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  7. How does the membrane provide support for the cytoskeleton and adjacent cells?
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  8. What is the general structure of a cell membrane?
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  9. What two faces do all membrane bilayers have?
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  10. How are membranes held together?
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  11. What type of non-covalent interactions hold the bilayer together?
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  12. What is the fluid mosaic model of cell membranes?
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  13. What are membranes composed of?
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  14. How do the chemical structures of nerve cells, red blood cells, and liver cells differ?
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  15. What are the general rules for how the chemical structure of a membrane effects its function?
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  16. How do lipids move within the bilayer?
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  17. How are lipids distrubuted between the two halves of the bilayer?
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  18. What do phospholipid translocators do?
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  19. Why is lipid asymmetry important?
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  20. Where are glycolipids exclusively found?
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  21. What can lablled heterokaryons show?
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  22. What is FRAP and what does it show?
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  23. What is a summary of the features of the fluid mosaic model?
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Cell Biology 3 - Membranes 1
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2014-10-13 09:17:46
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