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Chapter 7

Question:

According to thefluid mosaic model of membrane structure, proteins of the membrane aremostly

A) spread in a continuous layer over the inner and outer surfaces of the membrane.

B) confined to the hydrophobic core of the membrane.

C) embedded in a lipid bilayer.

D) randomly oriented in the membrane, with no fixed inside-outside polarity.

E) free to depart from the fluid membrane and dissolve in the surrounding solution.

Answer:

C) embedded in a lipid bilayer.



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Question: According to thefluid mosaic model of membrane structure, proteins of the membrane aremostly A) spread in a continuous layer over the inner and outer surfaces of the membrane. B) confined to the hydrophobic core of the membrane. C) embedded in a lipid bilayer. D) randomly oriented in the membrane, with no fixed inside-outside polarity. E) free to depart from the fluid membrane and dissolve in the surrounding solution.
Answer: C) embedded in a lipid bilayer.