Subject: Are proteins EMBEDDED WITHIN A SINGLE phospholipid layer called extrinsic?
Date: Sat Oct 9 09:55:41 2010
Posted by Irshaad
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Area of science: Cell Biology
My question concerns membrane proteins.
Proteins that span through the WHOLE of the phospholipid bilayer are called
But how are proteins that are EMBEDDED INTO A SINGLE PHOSPHOLIPID LAYER called -
extrinsic or intrinsic?
Then how are proteins that are NOT EMBEDDED into the phospholipid layer (they
are just found ON the surface of the membrane) called?
Re: Are proteins EMBEDDED WITHIN A SINGLE phospholipid layer called extrinsic?
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