Tag: cell membrane function

Inside the cell membrane of an astrocytic cell

Inside the cell membrane of an astrocytic cell

In the latest installment of our series, we take a closer look at how cells work.In this article, we explore…

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Why is a new water-repellent, water-sensing cell membrane made in the U.S.?

Why is a new water-repellent, water-sensing cell membrane made in the U.S.?

Nitrocellular membranes are small, water resistant, and water-absorbent.The cells are designed to be water-resistant, and they are able to absorb…

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When a membrane breaks, it’s like a giant rubber roof

When a membrane breaks, it’s like a giant rubber roof

It’s like the rubber roof of your car or a building.And the rubber is what protects you from the elements.It’s…

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Cell membrane function: a molecular perspective

Cell membrane function: a molecular perspective

This week, we’re taking a look at the basic role of cell membranes in cell signaling, cell fate and signaling,…

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