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Which of the following polymers provides protection in the plasma membrane?

a. . Proteins b. . Lipids c. . Starches d. . Nucleic Acids

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Which of the following polymers provides protection in the plasma membrane?

a. .
Proteins
b. .
Lipids
c. .
Starches
d. .
Nucleic Acids

Answer

b.
. Lipids Lipid polymers provides protection in the plasma membrane.
Approximately 20-80% of the cell membrane is composed of lipids, the rest, is made up of protein.
The lipid layer of the membrane gives it flexible and permeable characteristic.
While the protein part assists in transport of molecules it needs to survive.

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