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Membrane fluidity

  1. Aug 29, 2006 #1
    Why exactly does the cell membrane become more fluid in higher temperatures than lower? Does it have anything to do with the degree of saturation?
     
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  3. Aug 30, 2006 #2

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    Although I don't know for sure, my guess would be simply the increases in temperature leads to an increase in kinetic energy.
     
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