phospholipid

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any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base

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Unlike most inorganic heavy metals, methylmercury is lipophilic and may permeate cells directly through the phospholipid bilayer or as a cysteine complex and exert intracellular effects in addition to blocking the channel pore.
They are large organelles that are surrounded by two phospholipid bilayer membranes.
In contrast, salmeterol, as a lipophilic molecule, diffuses into the cell membrane phospholipid bilayer and approaches the b receptor laterally.
Porphysomes were developed while trying to examine porphyrin properties in liposomes, an artificial cell membrane made of a phospholipid bilayer.