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Fluid Mosaic Model

accounts for the presence of lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates in a dynamic, semisolid plasma membrane that surrounds cells

2

The membrane is static
(TRUE or FALSE)

FALSE

the membrane is not static

3

Lipids move freely in the plane of the membrane and can assemble into

lipid rafts

4

_______ are specific membrane proteins that maintain the bidirectional transport of lipids between the layers of the phospholipid bilayer in cells

Flippases

5

what can affect how fast or slow the proteins and carbohydrates move within the membrane?

their size.

They usually move slow because they are large

6

The plasma membrane contains proteins embedded within the

phopholipid bilayer

7

Cell (plasma) membrane

semi permeable phopholipid bilayer

8

Carbohydrates associated with membrane - bound proteins create a

glycoprotein coat

9

the cell wall of plants, bacteria and fungi contain (higher/lower) levels of carbohydrates

higher

10

Lipid rafts

are collections of similar lipids with or without associated proteins that serve as attachment points for other biomolecules; these rafts often serve roles in signaling.