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Cell Membrane Structure

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The main components which make up the lipid bilayer of the cell membrane and contain hydrophobic and hydrophilic regions lead to important properties of cell membranes, including selective permeability.

Which of the following components indicated is in the cell membrane?

A

Cholesterol molecules, which increase membrane fluidity.

B

Glycoproteins, which can serve as surface antigens.

C

Glycolipids, since the lipid portion of the m​olecule is hydrophobic.

D

Phospholipids, which contain hydrophobic fatty acid tails.