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 Why is the structure of the plasma membrane considered to be a fluid-mosaic model?  

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Plasma membrane, also known as the cell membrane is the outermost layer of the cell that separates the interior of the cell from the external environment. In plants, the plasma membrane is attached to the plants, while in animals, it remains separated....

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