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What is the plasma membrane and its structure?

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The cells are the basic structural, biological, and functional unit of all known living organisms. They are the smallest unit of life which is often referred to as the building blocks of life. The three main components of the cell include the plasma membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus.

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The plasma membrane is the outer covering of the cell that separates the internal cellular components from the outside environment. It is also termed as the cell membrane. The plasma membrane is a network of lipids and proteins t...

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