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Word origin: from Greek, from plassein, to mold + Greek lemma, husk.

Synonym: cell membrane, plasma membrane.
See also: fluid mosaic model.

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Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

P: -cell division: asexual reproduction, usually by binary fission -plasmalemma: rigid, very selective -nucleoid is a circular chromosome (DNA) without nuclear envelope -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prokaryote E: -cell division: indirect: mitosis and meiosis ...

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by nikko6500
Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes
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plasma membrane

... products to leave, usually through osmosis A component of every biological cell, the selectively permeable cell membrane (or plasma membrane or plasmalemma) is a thin and structured bilayer of phospholipid and protein molecules that envelopes the cell. It separates a cell's interior from its ...

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by Mr.Smoke
Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: plasma membrane
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yeah! Intelligent!!

... to get nutrients ?... listen everybody , Dimitri is not talking about those H+ pumps in the chloroplast or mitochondria , its about those in the plasmalemma, M I right D.? In such a case maintaining pH of the cell fluid may also be the function , Also, If something does many functions it doesn't ...

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by 2810712
Thu Mar 03, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: On Cells and Pumping Hydrogen
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