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Why the plasma membrane is called a selectively permeable membrane?

 Why the plasma membrane is called a selectively permeable membrane? 

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Harshit Singh
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2 years ago
Dear Student

Plasma membrane called a selectively permeable membrane because it regulates the movement of substances from within to outside of the cell. This means that the plasma membrane allows the entry of some substances while preventing the movement of some other substance.



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