INTRODUCTIONTHE PLASMA MEMBRANE The phospholipid bilayer Dynamic behaviour of membranes Modulation of membrane fluidity by sterols Models of cell membranes Membrane proteins Membrane asymmetry EPITHELIA
Tight junctions Gap junctions Desmosomes TRANSPORT ACROSS CELL MEMBRANES Passive diffusion
The pH-partition hypothesis Facilitated and carrier mediated diffusion Cotransport
Uptake of macromolecules and particles INTERCELLULAR ROUTES OF ABSORPTION PERSORPTION MUCUS
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