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Describe the role of phospholipids in the lipid bilayer.

What is the function of cholesterol in the cell membrane?
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Phospholipids consist of polar and nonpolar parts. In a cell membrane, an alignment of the nonpolar sections toward the center with the polar sections on the outside produces a barrier that prevents the contents of a cell from mixing with the fluids on the outside of the cell.



Cholesterol adds strength and rigidity to the cell membrane.
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