Major Type of Lipid Found in the Cell Membrane


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What is the outer barrier of the cell, responsible for controlling the entry and exit of materials, known as?

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1. What is the primary component of cell membranes?

2. Lipids are types of what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On these assessments, questions will be in regard to concepts such as the cell's outermost barrier, lipids, parts of the cell membrane, and the fatty acid tails of phospholipids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More particularly, you'll be assessed on:

  • The cell's outer barrier, in control of what leaves and enters the cell
  • A primary component of the cell membrane
  • Lipids
  • The hydrophilic part of the phospholipid
  • A term that describes the fatty acid tails of phospholipids

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the main lipid in the cell membrane
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about components of phospholipids
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cell membrane and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Check out our associated lesson, Major Type of Lipid Found in the Cell Membrane, to learn even more in regard to this information. Using this lesson, you'll gain more knowledge on:

  • What lipids are
  • Cell membrane features
  • Uses of lipids in the cell membrane