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Can you name the molecular & cell biology terms defined?

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The fluidity of a biological membrane is determined by the types of lipids and...
Lipids in biological membranes are not exclusively hydrophobic or hydrophilic. They are...
Class of proteins that are attached to a lipid in the bilayer
Class of proteins that associate with the surfaces of the lipid bilayer
Cell part: responsible for ATP synthesis and apoptosis
Structurally 'simpler' cells
Type of gradient caused by electron transport and proton pumping in the mitochondria
Compounds that bind to 'faciliative transporters' to cross membrane are traveling through...
Structurally 'more complex' cells
The temperature at which a membrane goes from a liquid crystal state to a crystalline state is called the...
Viral infection in which the viral DNA is inserted into the host genome
Viral infection in which the production of virus particles ruptures (and kills) the cell
Channels that respond to changes in charge across the membrane
NADH and FADH2 are examples of...
Proteins and lipids are most likely to be glycosylated on this side of the cell
This type of molecule plays a large role in regulating membrane fluidity
An assembly of carbohydrate groups attached to lipids/proteins on outer membrane
Another word for vesicular transport
Name for a virus outside of a 'host' cell
The type of charge more prevalant inside a cell
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Small areas of the plasma membrane that are enriched in certain types of lipids
Small, charged molecules cross membranes through...
Lipid movement from leaflet to leaflet in the bilayer is
Folds formed by inner mitochondrial membrane
Series of electron carries on the inner mitochondrial membrane
Enzyme the synthesizes ATP
Cell part: contains genome; ribosome assembly
Oxidative phosphorylation is used to make this 'energetic' molecule
Molecules traveling UP a concentration gradient (thus requiring energy) cross a membrane through...
In short, planned cell death
Stacks of 'sacs' withing the endomembrane system
Channels in outer mitochondrial membrane
Cell part: degradation of cellular material
Class of proteins that span the lipid bilayer
Very small, uncharge molecules cross membranes through...
Channels that respond to binding of specific molecules
This type of interaction is the driving force for the formation of lipid bilayers
General term for movement down a concentration gradient
Viral protein capsule
Cell part: protein modification and packaging

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