Discussion of all aspects of cellular structure, physiology and communication.
4 posts • Page 1 of 1
- Inland Taipan
- Posts: 6832
- Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
- Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)
because in a bilayer you have all the hydrophilic heads at the exterior and the hydrophobic tails together on the inside. In a monolayer, you have the hydrophilic heads on one side and the hydrophobic tails on the other, so one of the sides has to be hydrophobic.
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests