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What is flip-flop movement w.r.tbiomolecules?......................

What is flip-flop movement w.r.tbiomolecules?......................

Grade:12th Pass

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Arun
25758 Points
4 years ago
Transverse diffusion or flip-flop involves themovement of a lipid or protein from one membrane surface to the other. Unlike lateral diffusion, transverse diffusion is a fairly slow process due to the fact that a relatively significant amount of energy is required forflip-flopping to occur
Simran Vinaik
askIITians Faculty 1231 Points
4 years ago
Flip-flop is ​transverse diffusion of a lipid or protein from one membrane surface to the other..554-1442_mem-brane-fluidity-2.jpg
Ravleen Kaur
askIITians Faculty 1452 Points
4 years ago
Hello student,

Transverse diffusion orflip-flopinvolves the movementof alipidor protein from one membrane surface to the other. Unlike lateral diffusion, transverse diffusion is a fairly slow process due to the fact that a relatively significant amount of energy is required for flip-flopping to occur.


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