What macromolecules make up the cell membrane?

1 Answer
Jan 8, 2016

Phospholipids are the main component of a cell membrane


Phospholipids for the bilayer of the cell membrane, with their hydrophilic heads pointing to the inside and outside of the cell and the hydrophobic tails pointing inwards:


There are also carbohydrates and proteins in the cell membrane. This is also called the "Fluid Mosaic Model"

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