Biology Practice Problems Endomembrane System Practice Problems Solution: The membrane of an animal cell nucleus contains ph...

Solution: The membrane of an animal cell nucleus contains phosphatidylcholine in which a significant number of the fatty acid residues are saturated. After reading Section 11.7, would you expect this to increase or decrease the fluidity of the membrane structure?

Problem

The membrane of an animal cell nucleus contains phosphatidylcholine in which a significant number of the fatty acid residues are saturated. After reading Section 11.7, would you expect this to increase or decrease the fluidity of the membrane structure?

Solution

The membrane structure would have a decrease fluidity. 

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