Cell Membrane Theory

Dennis Goode goode at ZOOL.UMD.EDU
Wed Oct 1 20:06:29 EST 1997

   "Avleen Vig" <spamless.avleensinghvig at msn.com>
asked on the Subject:       Cell Membrane Theory

> The current theory regarding cell membranes is the Fluid Mosaic model
> rather than the older Davidson-Danielli model. However... i have been
> unable to find any diagrams or any material to help me EXPLAIN the Fluid
> Mosaic model.... can anyone help me explain it?


I still think the most valuable thing to read both for you and for 
students is Singer and Nicolson's original paper in Science175: 
720-731. In my opinion it is a masterful discussion of membranes.

Dr. M. Dennis Goode                 Phone (301) 405-6917
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