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Chapter 7

Question:

Which of the following factors would tend to increase membrane fluidity?

A) a greater proportion of unsaturated phospholipids

B) a greater proportion of saturated phospholipids

C) a lower temperature

D) a relatively high protein content in the membrane

E) a greater proportion of relatively large glycolipids compared with lipids having smallermolecular masses

Answer:

A) a greater proportion of unsaturated phospholipids



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Question: Which of the following factors would tend to increase membrane fluidity? A) a greater proportion of unsaturated phospholipids B) a greater proportion of saturated phospholipids C) a lower temperature D) a relatively high protein content in the membrane E) a greater proportion of relatively large glycolipids compared with lipids having smallermolecular masses
Answer: A) a greater proportion of unsaturated phospholipids