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Cell Membrane Lipid Bilayer

  • The framework of a neuron cell mem-brane is formed by a image descriptiondorsal lipid bilayer consistsing of two opposing rows of phospholipid molecules.
An image showing a neuron with it's axon
An image showing the lipid bilayer of the axon of neuron cell, which consists of (outer and inner) layers
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An image showing the bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
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An image showing the Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
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An image showing the Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the Nitrogenous chemical group, Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
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  • Phospholipids are amphiphilic or amphipathic molecules (having two different affinities; amphi: on both sides; philic: loving; pathic: suffering or disease).
  • The image descriptionheads are charged or polar (hydrophilic; attracted to water) because both the phosphate group and the chemical group attached it have an imbalance of associated electrons.
An image showing the Nitrogenous chemical group, Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the head positive charge, Nitrogenous chemical group, Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
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  • The image descriptiontails are neutral or nonpolar (hydrophobic; repelled by water), Here the carbon and hydrogen atoms are linked by covalent bonds, where the electrons are shared equally between adjacent atoms.
An image showing the head positive charge, Nitrogenous chemical group, Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
An image showing the Neutral tail, head positive charge, Nitrogenous chemical group, Phosphate group, Fatty acids of the tail and Glycerol of bilayer phospholipid of the cell membrane
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