2nd October 2019


What is the function of the cell membrane?

It consists of a lipid bilayer with embedded proteins. The basic function of the cell membrane is to protect the cell from its surroundings. The cell membrane controls the movement of substances in and out of cells and organelles. In this way, it is selectively permeable to ions and organic molecules.

What is the function of a cell membrane in a plant cell?

Fortunately, each of these cells - be they plant, animal, fungus, or bacteria - contain a cell membrane. The cell membrane is the semi-permeable covering that surrounds all cells. To say something is semi-permeable means that it allows certain substances to pass through them, while prohibiting the passage of others.
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