Draw the structure of a cell membrane (6 marks).

I would draw a diagram showing the structure of a cell membrane and explain each of the parts:The cell membrane is composed of a phospholipid bilayer which is composed of a hydrophilic head and a hydrophobic tail. There are many of these phospholipid bilayers that are joined together with the hydrophilic head touching one another. In between these structures are peripheral and integral proteins. There are also glycoproteins that additionally consist of an oligosaccharide chain.

Answered by Pravir M. Biology tutor


See similar Biology IB tutors
Illustration of a video tutorial

Need help with Biology?

One to one online tuition can be a great way to brush up on your Biology knowledge.

Have a Free Meeting with one of our hand picked tutors from the UK’s top universities

Find a tutor

Related Biology IB answers

All answers ▸

Describe the cardiac cycle in the human heart

Explain the first stages of aerobic respiration that occur before the Krebs cycle.

Cells becoming resistant to bacteria; Within a population of bacteria, NO cells are resistant to antibiotics. Over time, ALL cells are resistant to antibiotics. Outline the steps of natural selection that lead to a fully resistant population:

Why should we care about conserving nature?

We're here to help

contact us iconContact usWhatsapp logoMessage us on Whatsapptelephone icon+44 (0) 203 773 6020
Facebook logoInstagram logoLinkedIn logo

© MyTutorWeb Ltd 2013–2022

Terms & Conditions|Privacy Policy