PHOSPHOLIPIDS IN THE CELL MEMBRANE ARE DISSOLVED...NEED HELP

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PHOSPHOLIPIDS IN THE CELL MEMBRANE ARE DISSOLVED...NEED HELP

Post by sweetcheeksz27 » Tue Feb 07, 2006 5:32 am

WHAT HAPPENS TO A PHOSPHOLIPIDS IN THE CELL MEMBRANE ARE DISSOLVED

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ur Q

Post by tracy_py » Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:20 am

i'm guessing it's gona break down into it's original components... phosphorus n lipids?? :P

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Post by Nawal » Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:15 am

Hi sweetcheeksz27, :D

Plasma membrane is a thin and structured bilayer of phospholipids and protein molecules that envelopes the cell. The phospholipids has a polar head and a non polar tail so it arranged in the plasma membrane as a bilayer . If the plasma membrane dissolve in water the phospholipids will arranged in such a way to protect the non polar tail from water [see the pictuer]
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Post by Nawal » Thu Feb 09, 2006 10:16 am

Hi sweetcheeksz27, :D

Plasma membrane is a thin and structured bilayer of phospholipids and protein molecules that envelopes the cell. The phospholipids has a polar head and a non polar tail so it arranged in the plasma membrane as a bilayer . If the plasma membrane dissolve in water the phospholipids will arranged in such a way to protect the non polar tail from water [see the pictuer]
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