Cell membrane

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The cell membrane separates the interior of cells from the housed environment. In humans and all eukaryotes, cell membranes are composed of a phospholipid bilayer. This allows membranes to be selectively permeable to ions and organic molecules and control their movement in and out of cells.

Cell membranes are involved in cell adhesion, ion conductivity and cell signaling.

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