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Organic Chemistry 2

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Lipids: Steroids

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Which of the following statement is true about the stiffening of the cell membrane?

A

Human and fungi cell membranes have the same steroid for stiffening the membrane.

B

Fungi have ergosterol for stiffening​ the cell membrane whereas the human cell membrane does not need any steroid to maintain the fluidity of the cell membrane.

C

Fungi have ergosterol as a steroid which stiffens the cell membrane, and humans have cholesterol for maintaining the fluidity of the cell membrane​.

D

There is no need of any steroid for fungi and humans to maintain​ the fluidity of the cell membrane.