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  • Cholesterol
    • Membrane component
    • Lipid molecule
    • Hydrophilic section sits between phosphate heads
    • Hydrophobic section sits between fatty acid tails
    • Regulates fluidity of the membrane
    • Interacts with the fatty acid tails of neighbouring phospholipids
      • Stops them from moving away from each other
      • Regulates fluidity - stops them from becoming too fluid


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