Medical Definition of Unit membrane

1. The three ply, approximately 7nm wide membrane structure found in all cells, composed of a fluid lipid bilayer with intercalated proteins. The unit membrane theory carries with it the presumption that all biological membranes have basically the same structure. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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