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A biomembrane consists of lipids, proteins carbohydrates and water. These lipid molecules are

a)

Amphiatic

b)

Amphipathic

c)

Both polar hydrophilic and non-polar hydrophobic ends

d)

All of the above


Question ID - 2657 | Toppr Answer

A biomembrane consists of lipids, proteins carbohydrates and water. These lipid molecules are

a)

Amphiatic

b)

Amphipathic

c)

Both polar hydrophilic and non-polar hydrophobic ends

d)

All of the above

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

A biomembrane consist of lipids (20-79%) proteins (20-70%), carbohydrates (1-5%) and water (20%)

The lipid molecules are amphiatic or amphipathic, that is, they possess both polar hydrophilic (water loving) and non-polar hydrophobic (water repelling) ends



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