Membrane

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A membrane is a thin, pliable layer of [[Tissue|tissue]] covering surfaces or segregating or connecting regions, structures, or [[Organ|organs]] of an [[Animal|animal]] or [[Plants|plant]]. One of the key feautres of somemembranes is their permeabiltiy - or the ability of things to pass though them using various mechanisms. An example of such a feature can be seen in [[Transmembrane_proteins]]. 
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A membrane is a thin, pliable layer of [[Tissue|tissue]] covering surfaces or segregating or connecting regions, structures, or [[Organ|organs]] of an [[Animal|animal]] or [[Plants|plant]]. One of the key feautres of some membranes is their permeabiltiy - or the ability of things to pass though them using various mechanisms. An example of such a feature can be seen in [[Transmembrane_proteins|transmembrane proteins]].   
  
 
But not always.... see [[Cell membrane|cell membrane]]
 
But not always.... see [[Cell membrane|cell membrane]]

Latest revision as of 20:00, 20 October 2016

A membrane is a thin, pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces or segregating or connecting regions, structures, or organs of an animal or plant. One of the key feautres of some membranes is their permeabiltiy - or the ability of things to pass though them using various mechanisms. An example of such a feature can be seen in transmembrane proteins

But not always.... see cell membrane

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