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Cell membrane

Similar term(s): plasma membrane.

Definition:

The cell membrane is a fine structure that envelops a cell, separating the content of the cell from its surroundings.

It regulates the substances that can enter and leave the cell.

The membrane consists of a double layer of lipids in which proteins are embedded.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Cell - Cell culture

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Zellmembran
Español: Membrana celular
Français: Membrane cellulaire

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