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chapter 5

phospholipid bilayer
framework of the membrane, which consists of two layers of phospholipid
half of a phospholipid bilayer
means that individual molecules remain in close association yet have the ability to readily move within the membrane
lipid raft
is a group of lipids that float together as a unit within a larger sea of lipids
process of covalently attaching a carbohydrate to a lipid or protein
membrane transport
the movement of ions and molecules across biological membranes
selectively permeable
barrier between a cell and its external environment ex. plasma membrane