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Different types of Lipids present in Plasma membrane

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Different types of Lipids present in Plasma membrane

Lipids shows very wide diversity in their structure and their biological functions. They perform a very important role in membrane bilayer permeability as barrier to cells and organelles. There are three types of lipid present in Plasma membranes. These are 1) Phospholipids, 2) Glycolipids, and 3) Sterol. 1] Phospholipids have a polar head group containing a phosphate group and to hydrophobic hydrocarbon tails- […]

What is Plasma membrane- Fluid mosaic model

Plasma membranes are the outermost covering of a cell that separates it from the external environment does it defines a cell's physical and chemical boundaries. Other names of the plasma membrane are cell membrane, biomembrane, and living membrane. Cellular membranes both the plasma membrane and original membranes consists of a bilayer of phospholipids in which other […]

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