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Structural unit of all living things?
cell
What are the 3 main parts of the cell?
plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus
Describe the fluid mosaic model?
it is a lipid bilayer constructed of phospholipids, cholesterol,glycolipds
The phospholipids have two tails that are? Which points out and which points in?
polar-out
nonpolar-in
What are the two types of membrane proteins? how do they function?
integral-penetrate both sides(transmembrane) and perpheral-attached loosely to the top of integral proteins or the membrane
What is the term for the sugar that is the biological marker for recognizing cells?
glycocalyx
Equal concentrations is?
isotonic
When you lose water and more particles are inside the cell it is? which will?
hypertonic, will shrink
When you gain water and more particles are on the outside of the cell it is? which will?
hypotonice, will burst