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7.1

Cellular membranes are fluid mosaics of lipids and proteins

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7.2

Membrane structure results in selective permeability

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7.3

Passive transport is diffusion of a substance across a membrane with no energy investment

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7.4

Active transport uses energy to move solutes against their gradients

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7.5

Bulk transport across the plasma membrane occurs by exocytosis and endocytosis

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What are six major functions that are performed by proteins of the plasma membrane?

Transport, Enzymatic activity, Signal transduction, cell to cell recognition, Inter-cellular joining, and attachment to the cytoskeleton and extra- cellular matrix.