Asked Oct 2, 2019

Choose which substances can pass freely through the plasma membrane 

A. Gasses

B. Charged molecules 

C. Hydrophobic molecules 

D. Lions

E. Water



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The cell membrane is selectively permeable which means it allows specific molecules to pass through. Small non-polar molecules can...

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