Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 5 - Membranes - Review Questions - Understand: 1

Answer

D.

Work Step by Step

The fluidity in "fluid mosaic" refers to the free movement of the proteins and lipids in the membrane, not water (A.). Further, the proteins are inserted from one side of the membrane to the other, not internally (B.) or just on the surface of the membrane (C.).
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