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membrane fluidity
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The motion of phospholipid molecules within the lipid bilayer, dependent on the classes of phospholipids present, their fatty acid composition and degree of unsaturation of the acyl chains, the cholesterol concentration, and temperature.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23426.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23426
Broader Term
cell physiology
Spanish
fluidez de la membrana
Term Number
23426