phospholipid layer

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CF mucus

CF is caused by faulty transport protiens in the surface membranes of epithilial cells.

the membrane is a bilayer about 7nm wide,(

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biylayers are favored by phosphplipids           (spherical cluster called a micelles)

because fatty acids are to bulky to fit in

the interior of micelles                                 a lipid bilayer tends to close on itself so that                                                                     no edges are exposed

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Fluid Mosaic Model


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