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Major regions of an intergral membrane protein are _________ while that of a peripheral membrane protein are __________

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( a ) hygroscopic, hydrophilic
( b ) hydrophobic, hydrophilic
( c ) hydrophibic, hydrophobic
( d ) hydrophilic, hydrophobic

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(B) is the right answer.

an integral membrane protein is essentially buried in the plasma membrane, hence its majority of the region is hydrophobic while a peripheral membrane protein is majorly hydrophilic as they lie on the surface and are only partially buried
answered Mar 24, 2014 by pady_1
 

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