A cell membrane is a thin layer that acts as a barrier that separates an individual cell or a cellular compartment from other surrounding structures. This dynamic layer plays an essential part in the transport of ions an... More »

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The cell membrane is a flexible membrane that surrounds all eukaryotic cells. The membrane holds all of the organelles inside of the cell and keeps certain solutes from coming into or leaving the cell. More »

Cell membranes contain and protect the contents of the cell. They are active in signaling other cells, and proteins embedded in their matrix regulate the cell's chemistry by selectively absorbing and secreting chemicals.... More »

The function of a cell membrane, also referred to as the plasma membrane, is to protect the structures within the cell, give shape to the cell and support its structure. More »

The cell membrane is the barrier between a cell and its environment. Some cells also have a cell wall, which provides further protection and some support for the cell. More »

The cell membrane is a flexible membrane that surrounds all eukaryotic cells. The membrane holds all of the organelles inside of the cell and keeps certain solutes from coming into or leaving the cell. More »

An animal cell contains a nucleus, cytoplasm that contains the various organelles and a cell membrane, also called a plasma membrane. The nucleus is the largest of the organelles and governs cell activity. It also contai... More »