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    • #5748
      boopdedoop13
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      The question is(off of AP Bio 2003 exam): Describe how the properties of water contributr to the plasma membrane structure.

      any help would be great, thanks!

    • #55049
      zami’87.
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      quote boopdedoop13:

      The question is(off of AP Bio 2003 exam): Describe how the properties of water contributr to the plasma membrane structure.

      any help would be great, thanks!

      Just read about proporties of phospholipids:nonpolar hydrophobic tails and hydrphilic polar head…in any basic biochemistry textbook u should find the answer

    • #55063
      Ultrashogun
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      Search for hydrophobic effect.

    • #55082
      baikuza
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      and find out the pics of cell membrane(fosfolipid bilayer)

    • #55090
      MrMistery
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      google formation of so-called hidrophobic bonds. These "bonds" are the most important in maintaining membrane integrity.

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