Asked Oct 23, 2019

The sugars associated with glycoproteins and glycolipids of animal cell membranes 

  1. Maintain membrane fluidity at low temperatues
  2. Decrease membrane fluidity at high temperatures
  3. Serve as an energy source for the cell
  4. Serve as markers that distinguish one cell from another

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The fluid mosaic model of the plasma membrane describes it as a mosaic of phospholipids, cholesterol, proteins, and carbohydrates. These components give the membrane ...

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