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membrane fluidity

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.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23426
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