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Plasma Membrane1

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Plasma membrane barrier inside outside of cell
Lipid Bilayer thin stable consistency of olive oil, basic fabric of membrane contains phopholipids, cholesterol, and glycolipids
Hydrophillic love water
Hydrophobic hate water
Glycolipids found only on outer plasma w/ sugar molecule attached
Cholesterol stabilizes lipid membrane keeps phospholipids from clumping
Peripheral Proteins not embedded in lipid support membrane from cytoplasmic side
Amphipathic phospholipids polar head is hydrophillic non-polar head is hyrdorphobic
3 intercellular junctions Tight junctions (bladder), Gap Junctions (heart), Desmosomes (skin)
Interstitial fluid fluid between cells derived from blood
Created by: christi2188