Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - The Plasma Membrane and How Substances Cross It - Check Your Progress: 1

Answer

Phospholipids in the plasma membrane feature a hydrophilic head and hydrophobic tail. This keeps the phospholipids in order and allows for flexibility of the plasma membrane.

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Phospholipids in the plasma membrane feature a hydrophilic head and hydrophobic tail. This keeps the phospholipids in order and allows for flexibility of the plasma membrane.
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