• All cells have a barrier around them that separates them from the environment and from other cells.
  • The plasma membrane is made of a double layer of special lipids, known as phospholipids.
  • The inside of all cells also contain a jelly-like substance called cytosol.
  • Cytosol is composed of water and other molecules, including enzymes that speed up the cell’s chemical reactions.
  • Use the resource below to answer the following questions about the plasma membrane and the cell membrane.
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