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Integral proteins are embedded in the phospholipid bilayer and also called transmembrane proteins. Often times these integral proteins serve as channels through which molecules move across the cell membrane.

Proteins embedded in the interior of the bilayer of the membrane are ________ and are made up of non-polar ________.

A

nonpolar; nucleic acids

B

polar; amino acids

C

hydrophilic; nucleic acids

D

hydrophobic; amino acids

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