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Cytoplasmic membrane

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noun

The membrane enclosing or surrounding the cytoplasm thereby separating the cytoplasm from the environment.


Supplement

It is composed of a double layer of phospholipids with proteins embedded in it.

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See also: fluid mosaic model


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