Structural Organization

  • Roger Harrison
  • George G. Lunt
Part of the Tertiary Level Biology book series (TLB)


in our considerations of the chemical components of membraneswe have partially anticipated discussion of their organization in the membrane. Thus, the amphipathic nature of membrane lipids was stressed as being compatible with their arrangement as a bilayer (figure 5.3) and in the present chapter we shall be largely concerned with models of membrane structure which incorporate a lipid bilayer as their primary feature.


Structural Organization Lipid Bilayer Erythrocyte Membrane Hydrocarbon Chain Endoplasmic Reticulum Membrane 
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© R. Harrison, G. G. Lunt 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Harrison
    • 1
  • George G. Lunt
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Biological SciencesUniversity of BathUK

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